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Police training for mental health crisis

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Last year, Minnesota passed a law requiring law enforcement to take a minimum amount of crisis prevention training, preparing officers responding to a mental health crisis. "They ha... read more

Increasingly, Maine police on front lines for mental illness interventions

Getting everyone the training he’d like them to have, Joyce said, “is a very long-term goal.” A big part of the job for police who are dealing with someone going through a mental health crisis is simp... read more

Commentary: Let’s collaborate to improve our community’s mental health

Integral Care, Austin police, the sheriff’s office and EMS partner to ensure our public systems have the information they need to support someone experiencing a mental health crisis. To date, Integral ... read more

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Workers at Livonia COPE facility charged in abuse of mental health patients

Three employees at the facility are charged with assaulting -- even strangling -- three men in crisis who went to COPE for mental health help. The investigation started small at 2 a.m. March 17. Polic... read more


Nigeria: Emeka Offor Moves to Curb Mental Health Crisis in Nigeria

Top on the series of programmes lined up by the oil industry player and industrialist, is a mental health ... police, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Medical and Nursing students, traders ... read more

StarCare to host ‘Mental Health First Aid’ training

WHO: MHFA is for the general public, including clergy, educators, law enforcement ... problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Identified on SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-Based Program... read more

Officers finish mental health training through Travis County Sheriff's Office

On Friday, officers took part in scenario-based training, getting feedback for how ... The team also provides 90 days of follow-up support and works with law enforcement and EMS to provide mental heal... read more

NACOG Area Agency on Aging offers Mental Health First Aid training

Just as CPR helps even those without clinical training assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid prepares participants to interact with a person experiencing a mental health ... read more

Rochester Police Capt. Speaks on New Crisis Intervention Training Facility

(ABC 6 News)-- Every year, members of the Rochester Police Department and Olmsted ... groups as well as actors who portray persons in a mental health crisis. "We'd rather have someone encounter that i... read more

Lincoln police: Mental health investigations are on the rise

Bliemeister said later the Police Department, Bryan Health, the Crisis Center and the Bridge all ... It includes: * New officers in the academy get a day of training on how to respond to and investiga... read more

Local law enforcement officers now certified in crisis prevention

He said the training changed his whole approach to law enforcement and made him realize ... or if that person should be taken to a mental health facility for treatment. "It's up to that CIT officer, t... read more



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