CIT in Action
Unlikely Allies in the Fight for Mental Health Services: Criminal Justice Leaders Speak Out
By Laura Usher, CIT Program Manager
If you have existing partnerships with your local police, court personnel or other criminal justice leaders, they can be powerful allies in fighting for mental health services in your community. Consider tapping these relationships when you are advocating for mental health funding with state and local policymakers.
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