Mobile Crisis Teams

If ever you decide to call 911 because a person is drunk or actin up, I beg of you to call a mobile crisis team instead. Unless the person is violent or in the act of self-harm, there is no reason to call a brigade of police and ambulances. This only makes the situation worse. And lemme tell you, they are not helping anybody.

Hospitals, EMS, and especially the police are not person-centered. They don’t want these calls and they take every given chance to let the person know they aren’t wanted. So please, look for alternative choices. Especially if you know someone who frequently visits the ER psych ward due to substance use…

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