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The Other Parts Of ‘Community Policing’: Checking In On Homelessness And Mental Health In LA County




An unemployed upholsterer, Israel Yaxon 28 years-old, who has lived for one year on the street, walks outside his tent over the bridge of the 110 Freeway, during the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic in Los Angeles California on May 25, 2020.
An unemployed upholsterer, Israel Yaxon 28 years-old, who has lived for one year on the street, walks outside his tent over the bridge of the 110 Freeway, during the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic in Los Angeles California on May 25, 2020.
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We check in with the executive director of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority Heidi Marston and director of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Jonathan Sherin on:

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Guests:

Heidi Marston, executive director of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the lead agency coordinating housing and services for homeless families and individuals in Los Angeles County

Jonathan Sherin, M.D., director of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health; he tweets @directorLACDMH