One Call Away: Marian Green

January 18, 2023

Wonks at Work | Episode 37

Brick-and-mortar crisis stabilization units, which have been launched in four areas of Arkansas, serve a critical role in law enforcement response to those in mental health crisis, but they comprise only one component of the response spectrum and are not available in some rural areas of the state. Put simply, law enforcement officers need additional options. In this episode, host Craig Wilson talks with Marian Green, a licensed counselor and founder and executive director of Aspiring for Community Transformations, a nonprofit working to deploy mental health resources to rural parts of Arkansas with a focus on the intersection of mental health and law enforcement.

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