Allison Wilens

Allison is the founder of Altered Spaces, a project that helps people who experience altered states to design support environments that work for them. Allison has been practicing mental health harm reduction in their communities for over a decade and is a NYS EMT. To find out more about their work or to order a mental health harm reduction kit, email them at

NYC’s New Non-Police Mental Health Crisis Response Still Resembles Policing

New York City receives 200,000 mental health-related 911 calls each year. In addition to the Emergency Medical Technicians who respond…

December 2, 2020