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February 17, 2021

LA’s VMET Program Helps Save Veteran’s Lives

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.

February 9, 2021

Brookline Police leading effort for mental health training for officers in Mass.

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.

January 4, 2021

Jail Diversion program aims to assist police as well as communities

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.

October 13, 2020

Advocates Co-Response Jail Diversion Team receives Innovator of the Year Award

In recognition of their innovative work and commitment to the communities they serve, Advocates Co-Response Jail Diversion Team will b

October 5, 2020

Police Chief Takes Pride in Town's Jail Diversion Program

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