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As of March 2019 Durham CIT trained 962 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.

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Nicole Schramm-Sapyta, Ph.D.

Chief Operating Officer
Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

Keynote Speaker 2018 Durham CIT Banquet and Recipient of the Durham CIT Volunteer of the Year Award

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