California Celebrates the Groundbreaking of Riverside Behavioral Health Wellness Village

Riverside University H​ealth System Received $80 Million in Grants to Improve Riverside County’s Behavioral Health Infrastructure

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The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) joined Riverside University Health System on June 12 to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new behavioral health and physical health care campus called the Wellness Village that will serve individuals who need mental health and substance use disorder treatment. DHCS awarded Riverside University Health System more than $80 million to build a safe space to address gaps in behavioral health treatment.

The portions of the campus funded through this effort will enable Riverside University Health System to provide critical resources to more than 20,900 community members annually.

With the recently approved Proposition 1 bonds, in 2025 and 2026, even more behavioral health treatment facilities will be funded and built.

Read more at 24-18-BHCIP-RUHS-6-13-24 (ca.gov)