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Calling police when someone is suffering a mental health crisis can have horrific consequences; what is the alternative?

In February 2014, Mohammed Eshaq fell to his death from the 10th-floor balcony of his South End Halifax apartment. Eshaq lived with schizophrenia, and was an in-patient at the Nova Scotia Hospital’s Simpson Landing at the time. He left on a 15-minute pass and didn’t go back, instead taking transit to his parents’ place. They […]