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How to Stop Incarcerating the Mentally Ill and Start Helping Them

Overcriminalized Video posted on RH Reality Check:

Many people who struggle with a mental illness are unnecessarily arrested because police officers are not properly trained to handle a mental health crisis.OverCriminalized, produced by Brave New Films, details how the mentally ill are treated within the justice system, and one department’s answer to helping both police officers and those who struggle with a mental illness.