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Commentary: The Role of CIT in Preventing Violent Tragedies
By Laura Usher
The recent tragic shootings in
Mental Health Learning Sites Aim to Teach Effective Intervention Techniques
The Bureau of Justice Assistance has chosen six Law Enforcement Learning Sites to provide technical assistance and models to communities interested in implementing specialized law enforcement responses to people living with mental illnesses, including CIT.Read more...
NAMI Report Reveals Deep Cuts to State Mental Health Services
A report published this month by NAMI reveals that states are slashing community mental health budgets and eliminating inpatient beds. Two-thirds of states have cut mental health care in the last three years—even though need has increased because of the nation's economic distress and troops returning home from war.Read more...
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The Crisis Intervention Team International (CITI) Conference will be Sept. 12-14, 2011 in