Federal money may help Clatsop County expand mobile crisis response.

Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare, the county’s mental health provider, has a mobile crisis team available to help law enforcement handle crisis calls, but inadequate funding and staffing has kept it from being a more effective resource for police.

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Clatsop County is seeking more resources for crisis response.


Nicole Bales is a reporter for The Astorian. Contact her at 971-704-1723 or nbales@dailyastorian.com.