Avera St. Luke’s seek to be a part of the next Brown County budget

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- At Thursday’s Brown County Commission meeting, Avera St. Luke’s Behavorial Health & Addiction Care Services requested to be included in the upcoming budget for 2024.

Clinical Supervisor Jodi Hepperle told the commission what the funding would be used for.

Hepperle talks about some of the programs that they do.

Director of Mental Health Jessi Paysen discuss the meth program.

Brown County Deputy State’s Attorney Ross Aldentaler asked Avera to check in the opioid issue impacting the county.

Avera is asking for $25,000 to be a part of the upcoming budget.