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Voices of Monterey Bay

Taylor Perse

4 September 2020

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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Oregon's CAHOOTS program has succeeded in replacing police on many mental-health crisis calls over its 30-year history because it is integrated in a larger system of services, including law enforcement. CAHOOTS' crisi...

Wisconsin Public Radio

Kate Archer Kent

13 August 2020

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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In Eugene and Springfield, highly trained, unarmed mobile crisis response teams get dispatched by their cities' public-safety 911 systems to behavioral-health crises that do not require a police response. The 24/7 ser...

The Register-Guard

Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick

20 October 2019

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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Long before CAHOOTS became a national model for replacing police on some 911 calls with mobile crisis-response teams of medics and counselors, it represented an "odd marriage of police resources and counterculture phi...

Wall Street Journal

Zusha Elinson

24 November 2018

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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Cahoots, or Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets, is a non-profit group that responds to mental health emergency calls instead of police in Eugene, Oregon. The group is cheaper than sending first responders, b...

City Newspaper (Rochester)

Beth Adams

15 September 2020

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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Protests over police officers' conduct in the death of Daniel Prude prompted Rochester, N.Y., officials to look to Eugene's CAHOOTS program for an alternative model in responding to mental health crises. But CAHOOTS o...

Rockford Register Star

Jeff Kolkey

19 September 2020

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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For 31 years, CAHOOTS (Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets) has used unarmed medics and crisis intervention experts to respond to mental health and other non-violent crises, saving money and preventing potent...

Santa Cruz Local

Stephen Baxter

15 July 2020

Santa Cruz, California, United States

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The city of Santa Cruz is considering adopting a crisis-intervention strategy used in Eugene, Oregon, after two fatal police shootings of people suffering a mental health crises prompted questions about how an alterna...

The Christian Century

Caitlin Yoshiko Kandil

19 January 2021

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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Eugene's well-established CAHOOTS program for replacing police as first responders to certain types of 911 calls has become a model for multiple cities as they seek to replicate its success in an era of questioning th...

KALW

Andrew Stelzer

Sarah Shourd

14 January 2021

Los Angeles County, California, United States

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Los Angeles County's Office of Diversion and Reentry has moved about 6,000 people out of jails and into programs providing mental health care, drug treatment, housing, and job training at a cost that is about one-fift...

KGW-TV

Dan Haggerty

24 February 2021

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Although Eugene, Oregon's long-running, successful CAHOOTS program serves as one model for the new Portland Street Response, a more relevant model can be found in Denver's STAR program. Like CAHOOTS, STAR responds to ...

Reasons to be Cheerful

David Byrne

26 February 2021

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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The CAHOOTS program, which sends medics and counselors on certain 911 calls instead of the police, has become a national model in the wake of 2020's criminal-justice protests. But its roots reach back half a century, ...

City Newspaper (Rochester)

Gino Fanelli

29 April 2021

Rochester, New York, United States

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Following the death of Daniel Prude in Rochester police custody, the city consulted with the operators of Eugene's CAHOOTS program to craft its own version of a team of unarmed responders to help resolve mental health...

KGTV-TV

Jared Aarons

10 May 2021

San Diego, California, United States

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As San Diego County ramps up its CAHOOTS copycat – a mental health crisis response that sends specialists other than police to non-violent calls, similar to the long-running exemplar in Eugene, Oregon – it's beginning...

People

Jeff Truesdell

15 July 2021

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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CAHOOTS has become a national model because of its uncommon partnership with the Eugene Police Department. The police chief says CAHOOTS' unarmed first responders to mental health crises can de-escalate crises before ...

Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB)

Dave Miller

10 December 2018

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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Twenty percent of 911 and non-emergent calls that come into Eugene and Springfield in Oregon are now handled by a program known as Crisis Assistance Helping Out on the Streets, or CAHOOTS. Instead of sending police to...

CBS News

Omar Villafranca

23 October 2019

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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In Eugene, Oregon, the Crisis Assistance Helping Out on the Streets (CAHOOTS) initiative is providing a police-free response to mental health crises in the community. The mobile mental health unit responds to calls in...

High Country News

Anna V. Smith

11 June 2020

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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CAHOOTS, the 31-year-old program considered a model for the growing number of community-based crisis programs, fielded more than 24,000 calls in 2019, less than 1% of which required police involvement. The program's u...

CNN

Scottie Andrew

5 July 2020

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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The CAHOOTS crisis-response program saves its city money and its people living on the streets a great deal of unwanted police contact – contact that in other places is a common cause of excessive force and arrests tha...

Kaiser Health News

LJ Dawson

11 October 2019

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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Eugene, Oregon’s Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets (CAHOOTS) program provides specialists in response to mental health-related calls instead of police. The 30-year-old program partners with nonprofits, law ...

WBUR

Robin Young

Allison Hagan

22 July 2021

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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The police chief in Eugene, Ore., home of the CAHOOTS program, which other communities see as the model for finding alternatives to policing, supports the program because it saves lives and saves the city money. Sendi...

USA Today

Lindsay Schnell

22 June 2020

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Less than one month into its use of a crisis intervention team to handle mental health calls in place of the police, Denver’s one-year STAR pilot project has been flooded with calls and already has achieved success in...

Bloomberg CityLab

Sarah Holder

Kara Harris

3 September 2020

United States

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As the "defund-the-police" campaign sparks interest in alternatives to police-only responses to crises involving mental illness or similar problems, cities as disparate as Eugene, Oregon, and Stockholm serve as exempl...

New York Review of Books

Krithika Varagur

18 September 2020

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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CAHOOTS fields teams of mental-health first responders as a cost-effective and more humane alternative to sending the police to 911 calls for crises and even mundane problems concerning mental health, drugs and alcoho...

The Atlantic

Rowan Moore Gerety

28 December 2020

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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A street-level view of White Bird Clinic's CAHOOTS program in Eugene explains its appeal as a cost-saving, humane alternative to sending the police to 911 calls concerning mostly minor problems involving homelessness,...

KUNC

Leigh Paterson

17 November 2020

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Since Denver launched its Support Team Assisted Response (STAR) program in June, it has handled more than 600 calls for help with a mental health clinician and a paramedic instead of sending police officers. Modeled o...

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