We discuss today's vote by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on a proposal to implement AB 1421, also known as Laura's Law. The measure gives courts the clout to compel outpatient treatment for individuals with severe mental illness who've refused treatment, and are deemed a danger to themselves or others.
Laura's Law for San Francisco?
John Rouse, associate clinical professor in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and member of the California Psychiatric Association's Lanterman-Petris Short Act Reform Task Force
Rod Libbey, interim executive director of the Mental Health Association of San Francisco