Category Archives: In The News

Crisis intervention training fills vital role

Article by Barbara Smith – Published: Wednesday, September 14, Blue Ridge Now:   On Aug. 6, the Times-News carried an Associated Press article about a mentally ill homeless man who died from head and neck injuries after a violent confrontation with police officers. There was also mention of a special training program offered by law enforcement across […]

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Minds on the Edge

The television program MINDS ON THE EDGE: Facing Mental Illness effectively illuminates challenging ethical issues as well assystemic flaws in program and policy design, service coordination, and resource allocation. These problems are contributing to a mental health system that is widely acknowledged to be broken. MINDS ON THE EDGE also provides a glimpse of innovative solutions that are currently […]

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