It’s time for A Better Response.
We envision a world where the need for crisis response is rare, the response is fair, and the help is lifesaving. We can change this and repair our system so that when someone asks for help, the right person answers the call; the right person shows up.
The demand for a better response continues to increase as mental health, substance use and suicidal crises accelerate. Without appropriate crisis services, the result is too often confrontation when what we need is help. Urgently and sometimes desperately.
This is a big problem, requiring a comprehensive solution. We need the Behavioral Health Crisis Services Expansion Act.
Will you advocate for A Better Response?