It’s time for every officer to have crisis intervention team training

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…

Recording of NAMI CT / NAMI Shoreline & NAMI Elm CIty Regional Legislative Forum on Mental Health – Jan. 18, 2023

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Opinion: What is the purpose of incarcerating people with serious mental illness?

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.

Denise Paley and State Senator Christine Cohen testify in favor of HB5420

An act concerning mental health needs of and services for police offers, certain requirements regarding police training and certain reports.

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