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Understanding how CIT Programs work (Crisis Intervention Programs)

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) programs: A best practice guide for transforming community responses to mental health crises

“Widespread crisis intervention strategies and techniques are critical to addressing rising rates of overdoses and suicides that continue to devastate families nationwide. now, more than ever, we have to break the all-too-common cycle of sending those with mental health and substance use disorders through the criminal justice system. This guidebook is an essential resource for communities to do their part,” says Patrick J. Kennedy, a former u.s. representative and founder of the Kennedy Forum.

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