Crisis Intervention Team

Part of the Integrating Psychiatry and Primary Care book series (IPPC)


A crisis intervention team (CIT) is a first-responder model of police-based intervention that collaborates with emergency department (ED) personnel and community treatment providers to optimize acute psychiatric treatment. Consistency with communication and collaboration among stakeholders is essential in yielding positive outcomes.


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