Hear Cincinnati: Going behind the scenes with Hamilton County's Mental Health Court

Posted at 4:32 PM, Feb 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-01 16:32:10-05

This week on Hear Cincinnati, host Brian Niesz is joined by community reporter Lucy May, podcaster Scott Kyser and senior manager of enterprise/editorial Meghan Wesley to discuss eviction prevention, delectable foods, the polar vortex, health code violations, and more.

Brian is then joined by WCPO anchor Kristyn Hartman to discuss her look behind the scenes at the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas Mental Health Court.

Listen to this episode in the podcast player above.

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Everyone deserves help, but court isn't always the best place for them to find it. If you or someone you love is living with severe mental illness, these are some other options:

  • Central Clinic's Mental Health Access Point, which can be a first point of contact for questions or appointments. Anyone can call 558-8888 at any hour of the day.
  • Mobile Crisis, which can perform a welfare check on someone who may be in danger of harming themselves. Call 584-5098.
  • 281-CARE is another 24-hour hotline operated by Talbert House.


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