Taking the Lead: Investing in Community Crisis Response/Continuum
Source: Crisis Now
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Peers, People who have experienced Trauma
Topics: Crisis Response System, Mobile Crisis Unit, Peer Support
Like a physical health crisis, a mental health crisis can be devastating for individuals, families and communities. Too often, that experience is met with delay, detainment and even denial of service that can all add to a person’s trauma history. While a crisis cannot be planned, we can plan how we organize services to meet the needs of those individuals who experience a mental health crisis. It can also lead to hope, recovery and action. It is the latter outcome this document seeks to promote.