Archive for June 2018

Echos

by Caregiver Parent Hope echos through the lives of our children Grandparent’s Hope, Parent’s Hope, Children’s Hope Community Hope, School Hope, Friends Hope Echos of Hope Mental Illness echos through the lives of our children Unasked for, unplanned, unexpected Not allowed, Not understood, Not discussable Echos of Hope lost Hope of recovery and return to…

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What is a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)?

Calls involving persons experiencing mental health crises can be particularly problematic for police officers.  Surveys of officers suggest that they do not feel adequately trained to effectively respond to mental health crises, that mental health calls are very time-consuming and divert officers from other crime fighting activities, and that mental health providers are not very…

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