Downtown Emergency Services Center (DESC) http://kplu.org en Crisis center for mentally unstable opposed by neighbors http://kplu.org/post/crisis-center-mentally-unstable-opposed-neighbors <p>A diversion program intended to keep drug abusers and troubled mentally ill people out of hospitals and jails has run into opposition.&nbsp; Neighbors of a proposed new facility in Seattle don’t want it.&nbsp; They say the "Jackson Park" area between Rainier Valley and the Central District already has enough challenges and has become a dumping ground.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Jan 2011 15:34:54 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 569 at http://kplu.org