How Unarmed Crisis Teams Save Lives; School Supplies Shortage

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Unarmed crisis teams respond to suicide threats, substance abuse calls, welfare checks and other moments where a counselor — instead of a police officer — can de-escalate a situation. We check in with the country's first such crisis response program known as CAHOOTS. And, for many kids, going back to school means shopping for new supplies. But a number of challenges this year have left retailers struggling to stock the shelves. MSNBC's Ali Velshi explains. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's July 22, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on July 22, 2021.


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