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CIT in Action 

February 2012

Hospital Safety Officers: The Newest Innovation in CIT

Tony Potter describes a scenario that was once the norm in the hospital emergency room (ER) where he oversees security: a police officer brings in someone for a psychiatric evaluation, and both officer and patient spend the next several days in the ER while the individual waits for an inpatient bed to open up.

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CIT and Veterans: An Officer’s Perspective

A Q&A with Officer Bob Tutko of the Memphis Police Department Crisis Intervention Team on how CIT can address the needs of veterans.

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The Secret to Rural CIT Success: Broad-based Community Support 

By Maggie Smith, NAMI Information Assistant

Creating a CIT program in your community is a challenging undertaking. However, individuals who have successfully started CIT programs in their rural communities tell a surprising story: It’s not as hard as you might think.

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National Forum on Reentry and Recidivism Reduction

Learn about the latest thinking in recidivism reduction, and what state and national leaders are planning, visit the National Reentry Resource Center.

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NAMI Convention Preview! 

CIT: Las Vegas Bound!

New Report on the High Costs of Prisons

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