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Soundboard: Who Should Respond to Mental Health-Related 911 Calls?

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Who Should Respond to Mental Health-Related 911 Calls?

Credit: WTJU

Charlotte Rene Woods updates us on an idea to create a mobile crisis unit to respond to 911 calls when there’s a mental health concern. And we talk to  Kaymin Hester, a Charlottesville High School student, whose essay about the 12 African American students who integrated Charlottesville City Schools was awarded in the Jefferson School’s Liberation and Freedom Days essay contest.