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Giving vulnerable residents help before mental health issues land them in jail

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Each year, an estimated 2 million people suffering from mental illness are booked into county jails. In Kansas City, Missouri, like other places around the country, officials are looking for a better way to get those people the help they need to get back on their feet. John Yang reports in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/pbsnewshour Follow us on Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour Find us on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newshour Find us on Snapchat: @pbsnews Subscribe to PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts Subscribe to our email newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe
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