Two Psychologists Four Beers

Episode 91: Decriminalizing Mental Illness

July 20th, 2022  •  1 hr 21 mins  •  Download (56.4 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Alexa and Yoel are joined by Jennifer Cox and Lauren Kois, co-directors of the Southern Behavioral Health and Law Initiative. They discuss ways that those with mental illness face unique challenges within the legal system, and explain how their work pushes for a shift away from criminalization and towards more comprehensive mental health support.