- The Department of Justice reached an agreement with Alameda County, California, and others who had filed complaints, to improve community-based mental health services.
- The Department found that Alameda County violated Title II of the ADA by putting people with mental health disabilities in institutions when they could have been helped with community-based services.
- The agreement requires the County to offer better mental health, housing, and employment services and quick crisis response services throughout the county.
- It aims to help individuals at risk of going to institutions or jail and those who are already there.
Read the full settlement agreement.