# Crisis response
New Illinois Law Requires Trained Mental Health Professionals to Treat Those in Crisis Not Police or Firefighters
The Illinois Community Emergency Services and Supports Ac (CESSA) will establish a better and safer response to calls for mental health or behavioral intervention due to a crisis.
Aurora may expand mental health mobile response team
Since September, a new mental health response unit in Aurora has been running and has already seen great successes, the city's homelessness manager said Monday. The Aurora Mobile Response Team pilot program likely will expand citywide this spring. It currently operates primarily in police district 1.