The clinic will be sent to Mexico, where it will accommodate approximately 1,000 patients each year and provide 300 families access to health care.
Fred Freeman was recently honored with a COVID Profile in Courage award from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
Thousands of emergency calls made in Tacoma could be handled by trained civilians rather than sworn police officers.
Many programs, including San Francisco's, are inspired by an acclaimed, decades-old program called Cahoots in Eugene, Oregon.
The program sends a team of one paramedic and one social worker to assist those in crisis who are not believed to be a public safety threat, offering an unarmed alternative to a uniformed officer arriving on scene.
A majority of Americans agree that government should help people fulfill a widely held aspiration to age in their own homes, not institutional settings, a new poll finds.
A new program will help communities set up mobile teams with mental health practitioners trained in de-escalating volatile situations.
The unit will be staffed by a paramedic, a police officer, and a case manager, all trained in crisis Intervention.