Capitol Weekly Podcast: Cops and Clinicians

Veteran journalist and university professor Sigrid Bathen, who has written extensively about California’s mental health policies, joins Tim Foster and John Howard on the Capitol Weekly Podcast to chat about what is rapidly becoming a hot political issue — having mental health clinicians accompany police officers on some emergency calls, such as family disturbances. The “cops and clinicians” movement is capturing attention. She also touches on the “5150” involuntary hold, the dispute over “Laura’s Law” and our mental hospitals. And Tim and John ponder on “Who had the Worst Week in California?”

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