It self has some creative value I’m talking about what Paul farmer call moral imagination and what martin Luther King called the fierce urgency of now when you’re working in a challenging setting there’s got to be something to drive you to keep saying there has got to be a better way and to keep looking that better way and.I think it’s when that fierce urgency sticks the core of who we are that we can begin to understand what to do with all of our human centered insights and maybe understand why we innovate thank you.
Alcohol’s affecting maybe their safety,and nobody’s willing or able to take care of ’em,we can take ’em to The Bridge and place ’em there,it’s a safe place Folkd where they can go til the blood alcohol level drops to a safe level,or they become safe to be out on their own.The other one is, again, we’ll use the peers service,we’ll make a referral on that,maybe they can go out at some point,maybe when they’re not under the influence and catch ’em,and talk to ’em, and see what things that they can offer.
When you get a referral like that,what can you do, what do you do? I think the main thing is talking to the person and figuring out what exactly they’re wanting,if they are wanting treatment,there is a lot of barriers to getting treatment, but,I feel like we’ve, as peers, a lot of us have been,a lot of my coworkers have been through treatment themselves.
So they kind of know how to navigate that system and who to call to help somebody get into treatment if that’s what they’re wanting.KNAPP And is it less intimidating for the people you’re trying to help? WILKINS I would assume so, ’cause you know,as peers, we’re coming from a place of,I’ve been there, I’ve been through similar situation,and I made it out the other side,and I wanna walk through this journey with you if that’s what you’re wanting to do.KNAPP Okay.Sergeant Walsh, can you give me a concrete example of somebody that’s been helped in this way? SGT. WALSH Yeah, unfortunately, sometimes people make the news due to their behavior.
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