Today on the Tuesday 8:00 Buzz with Dr Damita Brown (in exile) …
In 2020, Madison Alder Arvina Martin proposed a resolution to the Madison Common Council to create a task force on pursuing alternatives to police response to mental health crises that passed unanimously. Alder Martin and Madison Fire Department Fire Assistant Chief Che Stedman join us to talk about the progress made on new responses to mental health calls in Madison based on the CAHOOTS model that originated in Eugene, OR.
More information on the CAHOOTS model: https://whitebirdclinic.org/cahoots/
Photo by Jonathan J Miner