💡 Let mental health experts answer 911 calls
Appropriately triaged calls involving mental health crises coming into an emergency dispatch center can assure “the right work in the right hands” and help 911 center call takers, police officers and mental health personnel work together to provide persons in crisis with the best possible care.
— Chris Magnus, chief of police in Tucson, Ariz.
💡 Listen to the people you disagree with the most
Here is my proposed solution, to be applied one conversation at a time: When confronted with a different view, try to find something you can agree on. You don’t have to change your views. Just be open to the fact that others have theirs, too. It may sound counterintuitive. But it’s the only place to start.
— Heidi Larson, professor of anthropology at the University of London and University of Washington and author of “Stuck: How Vaccine