Emergency Mental Health Care

May 4, 2021

Conversations around emergency mental health care were brought to the forefront in Indiana after the recent mass shooting in Indianapolis.

Today we talk about what happens when law enforcement are called because someone shows signs of dangerous psychiatric issues. How do police typically handle these situations, and are there proper protocols in place? And what are hospitals doing to make sure people are getting the help they need?

Produced by Drew Daudelin.


Dr. Diane Reis
Psychiatrist, IU Health

Sgt. Lance Dardeen
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department