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How NAMI Storytelling Builds the CIT Movement

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.

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Giving Support to Individuals in the Criminal Justice System

Learn about how a NAMI affiliate implemented a support group in a correctional facility. 

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The Many Forms of Mental Illness Discrimination

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How Public Officials Can Protect the Rights of Prisoners with Mental Illness

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Why We Must Improve Police Responses to Mental Illness

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Why Crisis Intervention Team Training Should Be the Standard

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Racial Disparities in Mental Health and Criminal Justice

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What Kept Me Going After My Episode

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My Brother is Not a Threat, He Has Schizophrenia

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Building Bonds Behind Bars with NAMI Peer-to-Peer

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