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Social worker joins Dunwoody Police to handle mental illness-related calls

Calling 911 isn’t what it used to be. Police departments all over the nation are seeing a steady increase in 911 calls relating to mental health, and rather than dispatching officers untrained in handling these often volatile situations, they are calling on mental health professionals to help. According to a 2021 report by the American […]