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Director of the National Sheriff's Association Jonathan Thompson raises his hand after he asked attendees if they have had to deal with mental illness during some point in their career. Photo by Scott Ball.

Director of the National Sheriff’s Association Jonathan Thompson raises his hand after he asked attendees if they have had to deal with mental illness during some point in their career. Credit: Scott Ball

Director of the National Sheriff’s Association Jonathan Thompson raises his hand after he asked attendees if they have had to deal with mental illness during some point in their career. Photo by Scott Ball. Director of the National Sheriff’s Association Jonathan Thompson raises his hand after he asked attendees if they have had to deal with mental illness during some point in their career. Photo by Scott Ball.