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The Northeast Delta Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) is dedicated to safety through the specialized training and the utilization of crisis intervention techniques. In a law enforcement environment, this training helps to identify and provide the most effective and appropriate response to assist persons with a mental illness.

The Northeast Delta CIT Program promotes officer safety and understanding when dealing with persons in a crisis. We emphasize safety to all concerned - consumers, the communities, and law enforcement.

The Region VIII Mental Health Community Response Task Force is the parent non-profit corporation of the Northeast Delta CIT. We are grounded on the principles of dignity, kindness, and hope for persons with a mental illness. Our endeavors are only possible through the collaborative efforts between persons with a mental illness, family members, advocates, government and elected leaders, community professionals, mental health providers, and law enforcement professionals.

We cannot succeed alone. The Northeast Delta CIT goes beyond a crisis intervention team. We are truly a "Community Intervention Team".
SPEAKER REQUEST Please contact us if you are in need of a speaker for your civic group or organization. We will be more than happy to speak to your group about Crisis Intervention Team Training, the Northeast Delta CIT, and mental illness awareness and education. We will tailor the program to your needs and available time. You may contact us by phone or by email on our contact page.
JUL
07
Task Force Meeting, Noon, at the Monroe Public Safety Building. Welcome to All.
APR
21
CIT Officer Training - Class 40. We have graduated 527 students in our 40 hour class!
APR
08
Continuing Education - the IACP Alzheimers Initiatives. Co-hosted by ULM. 8 hours
MAR
20
CIT Dispatcher Training Class 21 - 8 hours.

Ph. 318-397-7447 | Fx. 318-397-7407
2649 Arkansas Road | West Monroe, Louisiana 71291