Experts say Crisis Access Point improving behavioral health results

Julie Smith/News Tribune photo: 
A tour of Crisis Access Point reveals a facility in which administrators tried to think of everything in the way of safety and preventing individuals in a crisis from being able to do self harm while in their facility. The bathroom doors have no handles or knobs onto which anyone could tie up and try to harm themselves.
Julie Smith/News Tribune photo: A tour of Crisis Access Point reveals a facility in which administrators tried to think of everything in the way of safety and preventing individuals in a crisis from being able to do self harm while in their facility. The bathroom doors have no handles or knobs onto which anyone could tie up and try to harm themselves.


Crisis Access Points have surpassed expectations during the first year of a state program intended to ease burdens on first responders, said Lauren Bruce, Compass Health Network senior director of crisis stabilization.

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