Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness
Crisis Intervention Team

CIT International is dedicated to promoting and supporting collaborative efforts to create and sustain more effective interactions among law enforcement officers, mental health providers, individuals with mental illness and their families and communities.

To learn more, visit GA Bureau of Investigation’s website:

It starts slowly and the only person you're talking to is yourself. You're lost. It's dark, the pain is twenty-four seven... your just want it to end... I'd drink and... I tried to numb my head... but you have to deal with it. It doesn't just go away.

Patrick McCathern

First Sergeant, U.S. Air Force, Retired

I lost interest with the kids and doing things that we used to do... they'd ask their mother, 'Why is Daddy not getting up and not wanting to do anything with us?' 'Did we do anything?' They didn't do anything to me. I just didn't want to do anything.

Rene Ruballo

Police Office, Retired

Learn more about the advocacy and public policy issues that affect adults and children living with mental illness and their loved ones, and how NAMI is providing a strong voice on these issues by clicking HERE.

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