29 Apr 2024

Preparing mental health workers to attend emergency calls "could take a decade"

From Nine To Noon, 9:25 am on 29 April 2024

The Mental Health Foundation warns preparing the sector to pick up all mental health-related emergency calls could take a decade.

Chief executive Shaun Robinson supports the suggestion of a coordinated response alongside police but says transitioning officers away entirely is not feasible.

Shaun joins Kathryn to discuss places where a co-response is already being trialed, and how it's going.