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The Journey- Stories of Crisis and Hope

The Journey- Stories of Crisis and Hope

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March 08th 2016:Mental Health Crisis Response- Collaboration with Crisis Centers and Law Enforcement

We hear all too often in the news about tragedies that include individuals with mental illness. It is critical when someone is in distress that immediate intervention is provided. At times these situation escalate to the point of life or death. This show will highlight the issue of mental health, the types of crisis response services available and the key role that crisis centers and police play in helping to keep the person impacted by a mental health crisis and our community safe. Our guests will discuss signs and symptoms of various mental health conditions and what you can do if someone is

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Tracie Bussi

Tracie Bussi, LMSW, earned her Master’s in Social Work in 1997 from The State University of New York at Buffalo in Buffalo, NY. She has been with Crisis Services providing and overseeing crisis intervention services since that time. At the present time, she is the Program Director for Emergency Mental Health Response Services, which includes the Mobile Outreach Program, the Mobile Transitional Support Program, and the Trauma Response Program. In addition, she has been the Coordinator of Crisis Services’ Police Mental Health Coordination Project since 2011 and assists in the oversight of the agency’s Crisis Intervention Team Training Project.
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Kristin Adduci

Kristin Adduci, LMHC, earned her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling in 2006 from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND. She has been with Crisis Services, in a variety of roles, since 2007. At the present time, she is the Program Supervisor for the Mobile Outreach Program and also has been acting as the Coordinator of the agency’s Crisis Intervention Team Training Project since 2012, where she coordinates and delivers training to law enforcement officers as they develop CIT teams within their jurisdictions. Kristin is presenting on local CIT initiatives at the CIT International Conference in April 2016.
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