CANYON COUNTY SAW RECORD IN "MENTAL HOLD" CASES IN JULY

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) - Canyon County saw a record number of involuntary mental hold cases in July. The Idaho Press Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2vMezPv ) that there were 123 such cases, a monthly record. Police and medical personnel can initiate a mental hold if they're worried a person is a danger ...

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