August 23, 2019

EMS1: Using tech tools for better response to the mental health crisis

Our mental health-policing program in Sherman began with a phone call.

I was approached by the mother of an autistic young man, and she was worried. Like most parents of children with cognitive or mental health challenges, her job was to protect him, and she knew she had a reason to be concerned. Her son had hit a new milestone: he was driving now.

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