See how DESC responds to crises

Discover how our dedicated teams provide vital support to those experiencing mental health crises. Watch a recording of a virtual presentation about our Mobile Response Division, with our Executive Director Daniel Malone and our Associate Director of Mobile Response Freyton Castillo, or a short video about MRD.

Our teams work with each individual to stabilize them during crisis and provide critical follow-up support and resources to them for up to weeks afterward. See DESC’s innovative approach to serving the most vulnerable population on the worst days of their lives, the history behind why we have rapidly created these programs and advocated for city, county, and state support, and where we go from here. Get an inside look at our program and hear from our passionate experts.