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Coordinating Responses for People in Crisis: The Role of 988 and 911

Watch Washington State 911 Coordinator Adam Wasserman in this video as he discusses how 988 and 911 are working together to provide the best possible response for people experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Learn about Washington State’s efforts to address public concerns about the role of law enforcement in 988 calls, and discover the benefits of effective collaboration among emergency services, behavioral health, and law enforcement.

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