BLOG: Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) trained first responders protect the safety of officers, the public and people with mental illness

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Are individuals with mental illness violent? While there is much debate on the topic, the fact remains those with mental health concerns are seven times more likely to become a victim of a violent crime rather than a perpetrator. Today, it is common to read the newspaper and hear a story regarding someone with a …

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Local workshop to address mental illness in jails, prison Oct. 4 & 5

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More than 30 Stark cross syStem partners invited by NEOMED facilitator Stark County, OH (Oct. 3, 2016) – Stark County was selected to participate in the “Sequential Intercept Mapping” workshop by Northeast Ohio Medical University’s Criminal Justice Coordinating Center of Excellence. The invitation-only, no cost event will be held at Stark County District Library, 715 …

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BLOG: Behavioral health and justice system trainings and opportunities

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Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery (StarkMHAR) has worked to develop trainings and materials on our county behavioral health system that equip our partners in the justice system with the knowledge of how our system operates, as well as how to intervene when a person is experiencing a behavioral health emergency or is starting to exhibit …

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