This is a newsmagazine featuring the key stories of the day that are relevant to you. It’s a community forum for and about metro Atlanta. Host Rose Scott knows the ins and outs of covering news important around Atlanta.
She’ll lead discussions on the issues that impact where we live. WABE’s news team is going into metro Atlanta neighborhoods to provide context, storytelling and a sense of place. You’ll hear not only from the biggest newsmakers, but also from folks who don’t often get a voice.
“Closer Look” features a mix of local national and international stories and interviews. It’s an interactive space to share ideas and dig deeper into issues. It’s not just about Atlanta; it’s a program for Atlanta.
Corporal Tracey Reed with the Gwinnett Police Behavioral Health Unit, and Pejman Mahdavi, a licensed clinical social worker at View Point Health, discuss the Police Mental Health Collaboration program. The new pilot program pairs a Gwinnett police officer and a mental health professional together to respond to crisis behavioral health situations.
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