November 16, 2021
Mental Health
  • The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) released a poll indicating that nearly 80 percent of Americans say mental health professionals, rather than law enforcement, should be the primary first responders to mental health crises. Seventy-two percent of respondents said they have favorable view of law enforcement. However, more than 60 percent said they would be afraid law enforcement would hurt a loved one when responding to a mental health crisis and nearly half said they would not feel safe calling 911 for a loved one experiencing a mental health crisis. (Article here)