Sergeant Niki Spyropoulos MCIT Coordinator
Mental health nurses and a specially trained police officer work together on 9-1-1 calls involving individuals experiencing a mental health crisis
The MCIT is a collaborative partnership between participating hospitals and the Toronto Police Service (TPS). The program partners a mental health nurse and a specially trained police officer to respond to 911 emergency and police dispatch calls involving individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. When MCIT attends a call, they will, assess the person in crisis; and, connect the person to an appropriate follow−up service.
The MCIT mandate is to
The program operates in 16 divisions across Toronto consisting of 25 police officers and 35 full-time, part-time & casual mental health nurses. To date, the Toronto Police Service is currently partnered with the following healthcare networks and hospitals
The Mobile Crisis Intervention Team Coordinator works out of the Community Engagement & Partnerships Unit.
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