City of Orlando officials say they have seen “great results” from a six-month pilot program that dispatches mental health professionals instead of police to 911 calls involving non-violent people in crisis.
Professor Whitty is expected to announce the move early next week, after concerns over children losing time at school swung the balance in favour of inoculating the age group.
The nation’s lockdown fitness coach on being glued to social media, emotional eating, and his latest plans to inspire children to get moving
A $500,000 federal grant will be used to expand mental health resources for Iowa farmers and rural communities, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship announced Thursday.
For Eric Brown, Michele Shields and Sylvia Nazario, all of whom work at the Office of Unified Communications in D.C., the workday began at 6 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001.
A 79-year-old reader with a heart condition wonders if he should call 911 for help given the high rate of vaccine refusal among first responders.
Earlier this year, Amazon did something worth applauding. The trillion-dollar company introduced a new mental wellness benefit for its 950,000 employees, including warehouse workers.
Jake Gyllenhaal is a regular Joe Schmoe who ends up on a lifesaving mission from the 911 dispatcher’s desk one morning in Netflix’s The Guilty, a film directed by Antoine Fuqua.
As more and more states adopt laws making it illegal to make racially biased 911 calls
Colorado State University is launching a new program to help with mental health during emergency calls.
As someone who cycles in Georgia regularly, my biggest fear is that I’ll be hit by a car while out biking. My next fear is that the culprit will drive away as I lay dying in a ditch. This was exactly the scene that played out in 2019 when Eric Keais, 38, was fatally hit by Ralph “Ryan” Dover III in Polk County, Georgia on Sept. 11. The most egregious part is that Dover didn’t call 911 after striking Keais; instead, he called his high-powered Republican friend, State Rep. Trey Kelley, to help...
"If you overlap maps of where Rahm Emanuel closed community mental health centers with maps of where there is a lack of health care, maps of where schools have been closed — it’s the same neighborhoods." — Jonathan Foiles