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Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT)

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What is AOT? Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) is the practice of providing community-based mental health treatment under civil court commitment, as a means of: (1) motivating an adult with mental illness who struggles with voluntary treatment adherence to engage fully with their treatment plan; and (2) focusing the attention of treatment providers on the need to work diligently to keep …

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Mental Health Conference Series

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Due to COVID-19, the conference series for 2020 has been changed to a webinar series format. This series provides opportunities to further educate oneself on the topic of mental illness. This program is for mental health professionals, family members, individuals living with mental illness, and community members. These webinars are FREE. Register below. Join NAMI! NEXT CONFERENCE: Caring for Yourself …

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CIT

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What is CIT? CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) programs are local initiatives designed to improve the way law enforcement and the community respond to people experiencing mental health crises. They are built on strong partnerships between law enforcement, mental health provider agencies and individuals and families affected by mental illness. Community partnerships are the key to a successful CIT program. Only …