Kendra's Law on Dateline this Saturday
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A SAMPLE OF THE RESULTS OF KENDRA'S LAW ...
During assisted outpatient treatment (AOT):
- 74% fewer participants experienced homelessness
- 77% fewer experienced psychiatric hospitalization
- 83% fewer experienced arrest, and
- 87% fewer experienced incarceration.
Individuals in Kendra's Law were also more likely to regularly participate in services and take prescribed medication.
And AOT recipients endorsed the effect of the program on their lives. After receiving treatment, 75% reported that AOT helped them gain control over their lives, 81% said AOT helped them get and stay well, and 90% said AOT made them more likely to keep appointments and take medication.