Cops or Counselors? The Crisis in Berkeley’s Mental Health System

May 15, 2013

Cops or Counselors? The Crisis in Berkeley’s Mental Health System

 

Join us for a public examination of Berkeley’s Emergency Mental Health Services and whether Police should even be involved as responders.       

 

Tasers, spit hoods, pepper spray, hog-tie and “the Wrap”: Is this what Berkeley means by the term “Mental Health Services”? Numerous incidents in Berkeleyshow that the “compassionate care” we thought was being given by mental health care professionals has deteriorated into the systematic use of brute force against those in crisis.

 

SPEAKERS* VIDEOS CLIPS* WORKSHOP

 

Updates on the People’s Investigation into the in-custody death of Kayla Moore at the hands of the Berkeley Police Department

 

Free and Open to the Public

 

May 30th 7pm

East Bay Media Center

1939 Addison Street (Btwn MLK and Milvia)

sponsored by Berkeley Copwatch (berkeleycopwatch@yahoo.com)

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