Don’t Call The Cops — Call CAHOOTS

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Crisis workers in Eugene, Oregon, respond to a call
CAHOOTS crisis response workers head out to a call in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo courtesy of White Bird Clinic.)

As calls for police reform grow around the country, many are looking to a crisis intervention program in Eugene, Oregon as a possible model. We talk to workers at CAHOOTS — Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets — to find out how the program got started, how it works, and how other cities might be able to adopt a similar model.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Tim Black Guest
  • Ebony Morgan Guest