A Better Crisis Response
October 29, 2020At a Downtown Seattle Association event, Seattle-area leaders, including Pallet Founder and CEO, Amy King, discussed new approaches to crisis intervention.
Last year, Seattle police responded to over 16,000 calls for people experiencing mental health or substance use crises. At a recent Downtown Seattle Association event, Seattle-area leaders (including Pallet Founder and CEO, Amy King) discussed new approaches to crisis intervention.
Topics discussed at this event include:
How to ensure lived experience is represented in decision-making?
What are those programs and how can they address the needs of our community?
Are there upstream connections to treatment, services and housing that can prevent tragic events?
What initiatives exist to help shelter chronically homeless individuals?
What best practices exist in other cities?
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