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2023

California

In the state of California between 2013 and 2019, 1186 people were killed by the police.

Marin County

Marin Health & Human Services Mobile Response Team

https://www.marinhhs.org/mobile-crisis-team

The mobile crisis team will operate Monday through Saturday from 1:00-9:00 p.m. This team is comprised of a licensed mental health practitioner and a peer provider. The team will be able to respond to individuals in the community who present in a crisis. Some of the referral sources are schools, police departments, and family members who are concerned about loved ones. This team will have the capacity to initiate a 5150 if warranted OR to offer crisis intervention, stabilization and linkage to appropriate community based services. In addition, the team will have the capacity to lift holds in certain circumstances.

Contra Costa County

CCHealth Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT)

https://cchealth.org/mentalhealth/mcrt.php

The Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) provides professional, same-day intervention for adults who are experiencing mental health crises. The team visits clients and their families to prevent acute psychiatric crises from becoming emergencies that require law enforcement involvement or involuntary hospitalization. MCRT includes licensed mental health clinicians, community and family support workers and a family nurse practitioner employed by Contra Costa Behavioral Health Services (BHS). The goal is to de-escalate the crisis and safely connect the client with care and mental health resources.

We're Looking for More Resources in this State. 
We are working to create an easily accessible and searchable database of community resources and organizations nationwide that offer crisis intervention services to be utilized as an alternative to calling the police. At the moment we are rapidly trying to verify leads to be posted to the site. If you know of such a resource in your area  press the contact button below or check back soon for updated resources in your neighborhood.   
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