Advocates Co-Response Clinician Cara Caissie, MS MFT joined members of Southborough Youth and Family Services, as well as a local parent, to provide information about mental health resources available in the community.
LA County’s VMET program is an effective, innovative model focused on reducing suicide among service members, Veterans, and their families using a public health, collaborative approach. Moreover, it is hope-inspiring. Doubtless, we could all use a little hope and inspiration.
Mental health training has become a critical tool in law enforcement. A state funded program led by a team of Brookline Police officers helps give police officers a personal account of what it might be like to have a mental health issue.
HUDSON/MARLBOROUGH — During a police officer’s shift, he or she may be called to answer a vast array of calls ranging from alleged theft, assault, accidents, or medical crises such as overdoses. Many times, it may also be a call involving domestic abuse or someone experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis.
In recognition of their innovative work and commitment to the communities they serve, Advocates Co-Response Jail Diversion Team will b