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Rethinking Mental Health Crisis Management

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KEY POINTS

Hosts Patricia Wu, Jessica Reyes, and guest psychiatrist Dr. Dan Bober discuss the shift towards treating, not jailing, those with mental health issues.

Limiting Jail Use

Nicole Boyd’s legislative effort aims to reduce jail time for those in mental health crises, emphasizing screenings and outpatient treatment.

Mental Health over Incarceration

Dr. Dan Bober advocates for treatment over jail for the mentally ill, criticizing the system as inhumane and inefficient.

A Call for Progressive Action

The dialogue points to a need for progressive policies that prioritize mental health treatment to prevent the criminalization of mental illness.

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At the heart of MHTN - America's pioneering 24/7 Mental Health TV Network - is our editorial team, a dynamic group of professionals united by a shared commitment to transforming the conversation around mental health. Our team is composed of seasoned journalists, mental health experts, researchers, and storytellers, each bringing a wealth of experience and a passion for advocacy.

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