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Wellness City Voice April 2018

Durham Wellness City enjoyed another lively visit from the current class of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) trainees. CIT is a program designed to improve the way law enforcement and other first responders (EMS, Fire, Campus Security, 911 Operators, etc.) respond to people experiencing mental health or substance use challenges.

Black Teen Entrepreneurs

Teen Siblings Create notOK App for Peers in Distress

Suicide Prevention Month

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Suicidal thoughts, much like mental health conditions, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. In fact, suicide is often the result of an untreated mental health condition. Suicidal thoughts, although common, should not be considered normal and often indicate more serious issues.

2017 World Autism Awareness Day

Jackie Pilgrim talks about the exceptional work of Durham CIT at the 2017 WAAD (World Autism Awareness Day) Observation, United Nations, NYC.

NCCU Police Join Durham CIT

University Police Join Durham’s Crisis Intervention Team

Three NCCU police officers completed a 40-hour course of specialized training in mental illness and crisis intervention techniques offered by the Durham Police Department in conjunction with the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The officers are now part of the Durham area Crisis Intervention Team (CIT).