Here in Madison, if you’re having a mental health emergency, community resources like CARES are available to help you through your crisis. But in rural Wisconsin, a mental health emergency could mean a several hour long car ride in the back of a police cruiser.
Erin McGroarty is a reporting intern with Wisconsin Watch, whose newest story delves into many pitfalls in the state’s emergency mental health system.
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