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As the nation observes Mental Health Awareness Month throughout the month of May, NJ 2-1-1 continues to service thousands of calls statewide from residents seeking assistance for various mental health concerns. Over 2,350 referrals were made from callers looking for assistance with substance abuse and mental health issues over the past year. Calls to NJ…

NEPTUNE – Members of law enforcement from across the state gathered Tuesday at The Great Auditorium to honor and     remember five officers who died in the line of duty over the past year. During the ceremony, acting state Attorney General John Jay Hoffman said that while his heart was heavy with the loss…

Police officers in 11 New Jersey counties have received crisis-intervention training to interact more effectively with people who have mental illnesses,  and research shows that the program is changing cops’ attitudes. During the weeklong, 40-hour training, officers learn about symptoms, meet with people who have a mental illness, and study techniques to de-escalate difficult situations….

By Emily Cummins | For NJ.com Email the author | Follow on Twitter on February 16, 2015 at 3:27 PM, updated February 16, 2015 at 3:30 PM Eleven counties down and ten more to go, officials aim bring law enforcement crisis intervention training program statewide. Funded by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health &…

CIT-NJ Center of Excellence, the Director Edward C. Dobleman and Camden County Coordinators Sgt. Terry Hogan (Pine Hill PD), Kate Wojcik (Twin Oaks, EISS) and the entire CIT staff would like to congratulate the Camden County CIT Class #64 for the successful completion of the 40 hour Crisis Intervention Training. This training has equipped you…

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