Tackling the Mental Health Crisis in Los Angeles - Can it Be Done Without Cops?

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August 17, 2023

In their darkest moments, people struggle to find mental health help. And across Los Angeles, the county has tried to reimagine a new system aiding vulnerable residents — one that relies less heavily on law enforcement. What can be done?

On Wednesday August 9, The L.A. Times, with support from USC's Center for Health Journalism, tackled this topic with a focus on how it impacts those who want to rescue their loved ones in crisis. Watch below:

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