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"Like many mentally ill people, I have fallen victim to the "revolving door" that is our judicial system. Incarceration and homelessness seem to be the only answer for the mentally ill, causing a financial strain to an already teetering economy. A supervised and mandated outpatient program for the mentally ill is a money-saving option. Nevada County estimates $1.81 saved for every $1 invested. It just makes "cents"!