Train jail personnel
Jail personnel are trained to recognize and appropriately respond to people with mental illnesses.
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Madison County, TN Madison County Sheriff's Office
- Training is offered to various stakeholders and personnel--including jail staff such as corrections officers--through the West Tennessee Regional Training Center, operated by the Madison County Sheriff's Office.
- Available training includes Crisis Intervention Team (CIT), Mental Health First Aid, specialized training for working with veterans, administering Narcan, and various other topics and skills.
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Policy & Practice
2 - Reduce length of stay
3 - Increase connection to treatment