Local agents undergo CIT training

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Pictured are officers from multiple counties who completed Crisis Response Team (CIT) training this fall.

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The National Alliance on Mental Illness would like to extend warm congratulations to officers in several counties who completed the Crisis Response Team (CIT) training this fall.

In addition, special thanks to Adam Sorensen of the Logan and Champaign Counties Mental Health, Addiction and Alcohol Services and Deputy Morgan Brown for serving as coordinators. Also, to so many others who have helped make it an excellent training. You know who you are!

A Crisis Intervention Team (CRT) is a collaborative police mental health program in North America. The term “CIT” is often used to describe both a program and law enforcement training to help guide interactions between law enforcement and people living with mental illness.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Crisis Response Team (CIT) programs are local initiatives designed to improve how law enforcement and the community respond to people facing a crisis. Mental Health. CIT programs are built on strong partnerships between law enforcement, mental health care providers, and individuals and families affected by mental illness.

Pictured are officers from multiple counties who completed Crisis Response Team (CIT) training this fall.

Pete Floyd is the Logan / Champaign President of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).




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