Toronto Police Service Announce Mobile Crisis Intervention Teams – Mental Health

Toronto Police Service Announce Mobile Crisis Intervention Teams – Mental Health

CFN – Mobile Crisis Intervention Teams (MCITs), comprising a mental health nurse and police officer, specially trained in crisis intervention, will soon be available to serve people facing a mental health crisis across the city of Toronto, seven days a week. MCITs are a partnership between the Toronto Police Service (TPS) and participating hospitals including Toronto […]

New CCAC program helps youth with mental health and addictions issues to stay in school – Sept 3, 2013

New CCAC program helps youth with mental health and addictions issues to stay in school – Sept 3, 2013

A new nursing program at Champlain Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) is helping youth with mental health and addictions issues to stay in school. It is estimated that 70% of mental health problems and illnesses begin during childhood or adolescence.   The program’s Mental Health and Addictions Nurses work with local school boards to connect […]