CHICAGO--(ENEWSPF)--January 29, 2016. Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today comprehensive reforms to address how the City’s first responders can best serve individuals with mental illness. The reform efforts are based on advice and assistance provided by the Mayor’s brand new steering committee called the Citywide Mental Health Response Steering Committee, which is comprised of City officials, service providers and mental health experts. As Chicago works to address how best to serve individuals with mental illness, the City is taking a holistic look at all aspects of response -- from 911 call takers and dispatchers, to police training and . . .