The Community Assistance Response program places trained paramedics and mental health professionals at the forefront of calls for service when a person is having a crisis.
People in Oregon struggled to get rides to cooling centers during the recent heat wave that is believed to have killed hundreds across the Pacific Northwest.
The pilot program is designed to provide a mix of resources in the event of a mental health crisis.
Police and clinicians on Baltimore County’s mobile crisis teams are understaffed and overworked.
A pilot program in Missoula (MT) that sends a special crew on EMS mental health calls becomes permanent next month.
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.
The study will look at the factors that influence a paramedic’s decision to transition from an acute EMS role to a community-based one.