Two-Fold First Responders?
July 31, 2020
Demand for the services of “mobile crisis units”—which send trained professionals as first responders to mental health crises— is skyrocketing in the wake of recent calls to reduce police involvement in psychological crises.
When Police Are the Wrong First Responders
June 25, 2020
Police are not mental health professionals, but they have become the de facto first responders for mental health crises—with troubling consequences.