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Are there adequate services in SLO County for people with mental illnesses?

Yes.
Not even close.
People mean well, but are hampered by insufficient resources.
This is normally where the joke answer goes, but why would you joke about it?

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The following article was posted on November 15th, 2012, in the New Times - Volume 27, Issue 16 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 27, Issue 16

Something odd has happened

San Luis Obispo

David Torik

Isn't it odd that the first GMO plants were cultivated in 1996?

Isn't it odd that obesity was declared an epidemic in the United States in the year 1999?

Isn't it odd that when I drove around the Central Coast, all I saw was “vote yes on 37” signs and stickers?

Isn't it odd that when I drove to the Bay Area, all I saw were “yes on 37” signs and stickers?

Isn't it odd that the first thought that entered my mind when I found out that Proposition 37 did not pass, was it’s rigged!

Isn't it odd that there are only three reasons why this would not pass? 1. Propaganda was brainwashing and succeeded. 2. People do not care what they feed their kids. 3. The voting is rigged!

Isn't it odd that all three of those reasons are possible?