Crisis counselor sought following approval of mental health grant

Hays County’s recently approved mental health grant, for $62,304, will be partially spent on a mental health crisis counselor.

The mental health crisis counselor will ride along with mental health officers on follow ups with individuals who are currently in crisis or may need the proper resources to assist with outpatient treatment.

The position will work in conjunction with the Hays County Sheriff’s Office and the Scheib Center’s Mobile Crisis Outreach Team.

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is currently in the process of posting the position and working on an inner local agreement between the Sheriff’s Office and the Local Mental Health Authority (Scheib).

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