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2023

West Virginia

In the state of West Virginia between 2013 and 2019, 74 people were killed by the police.

RALEIGH, FAYETTE, MERCER, MONROE, & SUMMERS COUNTIES

FMRS HEALTH SYSTEMS, INC

24 HOUR CRISIS RESPONSE

https://www.fmrs.org/crisis-services

FMRS has a team of Crisis Response Specialists ready to help when someone in our area is experiencing an emotional crisis, no matter the day or time.   These clinicians are trained to assess potential crisis situations and intervene as appropriate. This may include facilitating any number of the following: admission to the FMRS Crisis Stabilization Unit, hospitalization (voluntary or involuntary), arranging follow-up assessment/services and/or providing direct assessment in the Hospital Emergency Room or Magistrate’s Office.

We're Looking for More Resources in this Area. 
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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Instead Of Police is a crowdsourced, nationwide database of community resources & mobile response teams to be utilized as alternatives to calling police. If you know of such a resource in your area, if you'd like to collaborate with organizing, research, or outreach, or if you have feedback, questions, concerns, or suggestions about the site, (BIPOC organizers especially) email insteadofpolice@protonmail.com.

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