Created: April 15, 2021 09:26 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Monroe County Sheriff's Office has responded to 47 mental health incidents since April 7.
Thursday night it posted the most recent data to social media.
of Mental Health FIT team. MCSO has proactively made 16 referrals to the FIT team since 4/7/21 to assist our community members and their families with the crisis in their lives. If you or a family member need help with a mental health issue,
The sheriff's office says of the 47 incidents, 11 involved intoxication or drug use.
Thirty-six people were in an immediate mental health crisis and the Forensic Intervention Team was called 16 times.
The team now responds 24 hours a day, seven days a week to calls from law enforcement who need help in the field with people who are in a mental crisis.
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