In recent months, there has been a new and important focus reforming police and justice systems to make them more equitable and safer for people of color.
Boston authorities are adding 15 social workers to a team that helps police respond to calls involving people with mental health problems, and other difficult situations, more than quadrupling the number of such clinicians.
On Wednesday August 26, 2020, the City of Framingham held a live Community Mental Health Seminar. Katelyn Dehey, LMHC, Manager of the Co-Response Training and Technical Assistance Center, Officer Jay Ball of the Framingham Police Department, and Bonnie Cuccaro, MA, Co-Response Supervisor led the seminar.
The City of Framingham is hosting a free Community Mental Health Seminar on Wednesday August 26, 2020 from 6:30pm-8:00pm. The seminar will be held remotely via Zoom and aims to introduce resources available to Framingham residents if they or a loved one are facing mental health challenges.