This case study on the Indianapolis, Indiana police department’s Mobile Crisis Assistance Team (MCAT) was produced by the National League of Cities as part of their series on local efforts to address the interrelated challenges of mental illness, substance use, and homelessness. The case study describes the MCAT program and the lessons learned by MCAT leadership during program implementation including advice for individuals interested in replicating the program in their communities.
Funding Source: Arnold Ventures & National League of Cities
Indianapolis, Indiana: Enhancing Emergency Response Through a Mobile Crisis Assistance Team
A case study of the Mobile Crisis Assistance Team (MCAT) program of the Indianapolis, Indiana police department from the National League of Cities