PBS NewsHour

Crisis team helps those with mental health issues avoid jail

Clip: 04/09/2018 | 10m 6s

Each year, an estimated 2 million people suffering from mental illness are booked into county jails. In Kansas City, Missouri, like other places around the country, officials are looking for a better way to get those people the help they need to get back on their feet. John Yang reports in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

Aired: 04/09/18

Rating: NR

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