Instead of jailing those with mental illness, here’s what Indianapolis is doing!

Screenshot_20180328-092730“Indianapolis wanted a better way to combat drug addiction and mental illness. So the city created its first Mobile Crisis Assistance Teams, consisting of a police officer, paramedic and clinician, to connect offenders to services.”

https://www.indystar.com/story/news/crime/2018/03/26/mental-illness-criminal-justice-jailing-emergency-room-indianapolis-police-ems-midtown-mental-health/448826002/

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