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Enlisting Mental Health Workers, Not Cops, In Mobile Crisis Response

CAHOOTS, a thirty-year-old Oregon program, has reduced calls to police and saved money. Now it’s going national. This story was originally published in the June 2021 issue of Health Affairs. Spencer Merritt thought he was going to die. Voices in his head—angry, insistent voices—told him he’d been poisoned by Ivermex, an antiparasite drug prescribed for […]