"To be understood, we must first understand" ~ Stephen R. Covey
As of September 2019 Durham CIT trained 1045 Police Officers and First Responders
IN AN EMERGENCY If you or a loved one is in immediate danger, calling 911 and talking with police may be necessary. It is important to notify the operator if the emergency is psychiatric, substance use or involving a person having an intellectual disability and ask for an officer trained in crisis intervention.
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.