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Mental Health Counselors In Eugene, Oregon, Are In 'Cahoots' With Local Police

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Editor's Note: Due to a scheduling issue, this segment did not air on March 11 as planned.

One in four people killed in police custody have a serious mental illness. In Eugene, Ore., mental health advocates and local police are working together to change that statistic. Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Ashley Barnhill Hubbard, a counselor for an organization called CAHOOTS, which stands for "Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets."

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