In the past few months, a new message has joined the others, a message that could motivate someone to help create change, that could help someone in the depths of despair, or that could even help save a life.
An act concerning mental health needs of and services for police offers, certain requirements regarding police training and certain reports.
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training is expanding, although still not mandated in Connecticut. It prepares police officers for calls involving people in a mental health crisis, which cannot always be predicted…
Now, I’ve unfortunately found myself with a front row seat to what it really means to be incarcerated. So instead, we had a deeper conversation.
NAMI Shoreline is a community of people who share the desire to improve the lives of those affected by mental illness and their loved ones. Using our personal experiences, we serve the Connecticut Shoreline by offering free education, resources, support, and advocacy opportunities that align with our mission.