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Crisis Intervention Training

what-is-citThe Brazos County Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Program is a collaboration of professionals committed to assisting persons with behavioral health disorders (mental illness,developmental disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease and addictive disease.

This collaboration includes local members of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), mental health service providers family members, and law enforcement officers. The most important aspect of the CIT Program is the training provided to law enforcement officers.

One objective of the Crisis Intervention Team is to help the mentally ill – and keep them out of jail.  No promises, but this is your best bet when your loved one is acting out.

In crisis? Call 911 and ask for the Crisis Intervention Team.

NEWS: Police helped with challenge of dealing with the mentally ill – The Eagle

NEWS: The [Brazos County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Intervention] team, which responds to calls involving people who are in a mental crisis and provides follow-up visits, was commended by Peters and Brazos County Sheriff Chris Kirk for its effectiveness and dedication. The Eagle

 

 

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