‘What can we do?’ – The Carrboro Citizen

Unfortunately, in this career as in many other public service-oriented fields, we often come into contact with people who are experiencing a crisis or in need of specialized services.

Recently, three co-workers and I attended a 40-hour Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training program in Hillsborough. Coordinated by the OPC Area Program, CIT is a collaboration of law-enforcement agencies, advocacy organizations (the Mental Health Association in Orange County and NAMI), treatment providers (such as Freedom House Recovery Program) and OPC.

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