Getting help: Law enforcement, support groups assist those with mental illnesses

Sheriff Cpl. Brandon Huntley, left, and Harvey County Sheriff Chad Gay talk about crisis intervention training. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
Editor’s note: This is the second of a several-part series on mental illness. The first one dealt with the National Alliance on Mental Illness and Justin Giles’ journey with his mental illnesses. This one deals with how local law enforcement is trained to deal with people in mental-health crises and the need for that. By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now Justin Giles has bi-polar and post-traumatic


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