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“Pa. Corrections Workers Finish First Phase of Mental Health Training”

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This July 20, 2015 Newsworks article found on the NBC10.com website talks about the first phase of training received by a number of law enforcement officers and judges in Pennsylvania

“Law helps boost mental disabilities awareness”

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This July 19, 2015 article on theTimes-Tribune.com website talks about some of the details found in a bill that was recently passed requiring training for certain judges and law enforcement officers to turn the tide and prevent incarceration from being the go-to solution to mental health issues.

“Midstate police trained to deal with mental illnesses”

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This June 7, 2014 article on The Sentinel website talks about some of the training that law enforcement receives in Cumberland County to help them better respond to someone with a mental illness.

Rethink Mental Illness

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“Uneven police training in mental health issues”

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This August 19, 2012 article found on the Penn Live website talks about how the training received by police on dealing with people who are mentally ill can vary greatly.  it also talks about programs in some counties in PA.

“Police Work Takes Heavy Health Toll: Study”

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This July 13, 2012 article on the Philly.com Health website talks about the heavy toll that police work has, and points out there is an increased risk of suicide among police.

“Raising awareness of police officer suicides and offering aid to survivors”

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This article dated June 11, 2012 on the Philly.com website talks about the awareness being raise about police officers who commit suicide and the supports being created for their surviving friends and family

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