Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training for First Responder

Op-Ed by Guy Beales, President of NAMI Massachusetts appears in the Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise November 13, 2011 Training aims to keep mentally ill out of jails Op Ed – Training aims to keep mentally ill out of jails – Sentinel, 2011 Nov. 13 (PDF) Katina Caraganis’s article, “First responders: More training needed for those…

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor of The Boston Globe and the Somerville Journal Carol Lynn Kingsley’s death on July 23 is a tragedy for all of us.  The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Massachusetts calls for a review of both Cambridge Hospital’s and the Somerville Police Department’s protocols and procedures for handling psychiatric emergencies…