Category Archive: Behavioral Health Response Program

Oct 03

Opinion: Maine Voices—Blaming Police for Failures of Mental Health System Is Misplaced

Portland Press Herald By Michael DuBose A recent Maine Voices column criticized police use of force in calls involving minorities afflicted with mental illness. However, assigning sole blame to the police for tragic outcomes gives an unearned pass to the more fundamental cause: the failure of our current mental health system to adequately treat and care …

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