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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.
OCT
06
Task Force Meeting, Noon, at Room 209, Filhiol Hall, ULM. Welcome to All.
OCT
06
CIT Officer Training - Class 41. CLASS IS FULL!
SEP
25
CIT Refresher Education - Dr. John Simoneaux, Risk & Violence Prevention. 2 hours
SEP
15
CIT Dispatcher Training Class 23 - 8 hours.

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