In September 2015, Normal increased the city’s sales tax from 1.5% to 2.5% and approved an ordinance requiring the city to distribute 25% of the “net revenue generated by the tariff increase to the County of McLean ”for action for mental health. Plan.
Thanks to the city and Bloomington’s contributions to the program, McLean County was able to open the McLean County Triage Center, which opened in March 2020. The center, located at 200 W. Front Street, in Bloomington , helps people 18 years of age and over struggling with behavioral health crises. .
Monday night’s presentation provided a brief overview of the history of the Behavioral Mental Health Council and the Mental Health Action Plan, and some of the projects and services funded by the program.
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