Palos Park, IL – Police Enhance Mental Health Crisis Response

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Palos Park, IL – The Palos Park Police Department is strengthening their approach to mental health crises by offering comprehensive mental health training to its officers.

This initiative includes partnerships with health agencies to ensure resources are readily available for those affected by mental illness. According to a recent announcement, the department’s commitment is part of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) One Mind Campaign.

The focus on conditions like anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder has led to the adoption of best practice models for police interactions with individuals experiencing mental health issues. This collaboration aims to provide those in crisis with necessary support and improve outcomes of such encounters. The department assures that all Palos Park officers receive extensive mental health awareness and crisis response training.

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