Mobile crisis response teams successfully operating countywide
Last updated 3/11/2022 at 11:48am
José A. Álvarez
County of San Diego Communications Office
County of San Diego officials and community partners announced Feb. 28 the early results and the launch of a broad, public awareness campaign for a program providing a specialized response to people experiencing a mental health, drug or alcohol-related crisis.
Since the Mobile Crisis Response Teams began services in January 2021, the non-law enforcement program has responded to 672 referrals and successfully linked over 110 people to treatment services. Forty-seven percent of referrals have resulted in people being able to access...