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Improving the availability of inclusive mental health
services for all residents in Clay, Platte and Ray counties.

CIT Training Seeks People Willing To Share Their Experiences

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training for law enforcement provides a basic, 40 hour curriculum about mental illness, medications, crisis symptoms, de-escalation techniques and access to  resources for crisis  evaluation and care.

If you call 911 for someone with a mental illness, always request a CIT officer.

This officer training includes presentations by families with loved ones with mental illness and also those in recovery. For those willing to participate and share their experience in a training, please contact: Tri-Cit (Clay-Platte-Ray County): Angie Winkler,,  or (816) 337-254; Mid-America (Jackson County): Sally Boone, or (816) 875.0209.

You may also learn more about CIT with this PDF flyer.

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The Clay, Platte, Ray Mental Health Board of Trustees
3100 NE 83rd Street, #2700, Kansas City, MO 64119 • (816) 468-1772 •
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