Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services
Helping to promote wellness and recovery that reinforces and sustains healthy individuals, families, and communities that are free from stigma related to mental illness and addictions.

If you are in Crisis and need help, please call
Samaritian CrisisCare at 224-4646 or Text "4hope" to 741741 

First Responder Training

Trainings & Events

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Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) is an intensive 5-day session that provides law enforcement with the knowledge and skills for responding to a person during a mental health crisis. The training is conducted by local CIT trained officers, mental health professionals, family advocates and consumers; offering practical techniques for de-escalating crisis situations. 

Topics to be covered
  • Mental illness signs and symptoms
  • Childhood mental health disorders
  • Dealing with the dually-diagnosed
  • Mental health law
  • De-escalation techniques
Participants will hear from consumers and family members, participate in mental health ride-alongs and practice scenario based training.

Participants are required to attend all 40 hours to receive a certificate of attendance, CIT lapel pin, and CIT challenge coin.

If an officer has to appear in court, please email Jodi Long (, to make up the missed sections/lessons.

Dress code: Monday – Thursday business casual/department casual; Friday regular work uniform.

Cost: FREE
Sponsored by Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services, Pre-registration is required.
Breakfast, lunch and refreshments provided each day.


 January 14 – 18, 2019  April 15 - 19, 2019  July 15 - 19,2019  October 28 - Nov.1, 2019
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Questions- Contact Jodi Long (937-443-0416 ext 131)