Webinar - Policing Vulnerable Populations: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Programs

Thursday Aug 08, 2019 - 03:00pm to 04:00pm EDT
Event Description: 

This session “drills down” into programs operated by the Tucson, Arizona Police Department’s Mental Health Support Team, including Drug Deflection, Co-responder, Peer Navigator, Crisis Intervention Training, and more. Participants will leave this session with a roadmap for starting any of all of these programs in their home jurisdiction. A historical perspective will educate attendees in the methods used to start these programs in Tucson, Arizona.

During this webinar, the presenter will discuss:

  • Using data to justify the creation and expansion of mental health and substance use disorder programs;
  • Funding mechanisms; and
  • Lessons learned in the creation of these programs.
Organizer Information
Event Organization: 
Justice Clearinghouse