Stories inspire leaders to establish these CIT programs, motivate communities to continue the work and connect police officers to the to those affected by CIT.
Learn about how a NAMI affiliate implemented a support group in a correctional facility.
The Many Forms of Mental Illness Discrimination
How Public Officials Can Protect the Rights of Prisoners with Mental Illness
Why We Must Improve Police Responses to Mental Illness
Why Crisis Intervention Team Training Should Be the Standard
Racial Disparities in Mental Health and Criminal Justice
What Kept Me Going After My Episode
My Brother is Not a Threat, He Has Schizophrenia
Building Bonds Behind Bars with NAMI Peer-to-Peer
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