The Support Team Assisted Response, or STAR, is a new pilot program with a goal of addressing issues related to mental health, homelessness, poverty and substance abuse without involving the criminal justice system. NBC News' Erin McLaughlin talks to social worker Carleigh Sailon about the impact.
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