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