Mental Health Response Teams Yield Better Outcomes Than Police In NYC, Data Shows

A New York City pilot program that dispatches mental health specialists and paramedics instead of police for certain nonviolent emergency calls has resulted in more people accepting assistance and fewer people sent to the hospital, early data shows. It’s one of a number of programs underway around the country trying to address police violence and systemic racism following GeorgeContinue reading “Mental Health Response Teams Yield Better Outcomes Than Police In NYC, Data Shows”

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