Station-house referrals

This article describes a 1-year-old project of the Lynn, Massachusetts police department, a civilian-staffed Behavioral Health Unit that helps officers deal with offenders and others who have drug, alcohol, or mental health issues. A survey of officers found that 97% felt the program was helpful to them and many urged its expansion.

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One Response to “Station-house referrals”

  1. Gunther Says:

    Great story! Too bad many police stations don’t have these kinds of services after 5:00 pm when government agencies shut down and the workers go home.

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