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Cook County to add on-site mental health workers to public housing buildings

All 18 of Cook County’s public housing developments will soon have mental health workers on site. Officials say it’s the first such initiative in the U.S. and part of an effort to help residents recover from the pandemic. Host: Melba Lara; Reporters: Esther Yoon-Ji Kang and Lauren Frost

   

All 18 of Cook County’s public housing developments will soon have mental health workers on site. Officials say it’s the first such initiative in the U.S. and part of an effort to help residents recover from the pandemic. Richard Monocchio from the Housing Authority of Cook County, spoke with WBEZ’s Esther Yoon-Ji Kang.

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