APD's CIT, CIU and COAST

APD's CIT, CIU and COAST Official page for APD’s Crisis Intervention Team (CIT), Crisis Intervention Unit (CIU) and Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST). CIT- Crisis Intervention Team CIU- Crisis Intervention Unit COAST- Crisis Outreach and Support Team The team consists of: All Field CIT Officers 6 CIT Field Sergeant Coordinators 5 CIU Detectives 5 COAST Crisis Specialists 1 Psychiatrist 2 Crisis Clinicians 1 CIU Sergeant 1 CIU Lieutenant
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Operating as usual

To promote awareness of mental health and reduce stigma. #namiwalks
09/22/2020

To promote awareness of mental health and reduce stigma. #namiwalks

NAMI will be hosting their walk in October but for now try a virtual NAMI walk tomorrow! #NAMIwalks
05/30/2020

NAMI will be hosting their walk in October but for now try a virtual NAMI walk tomorrow!

#NAMIwalks

05/23/2020
05/14/2020

We are happy to announce we have sold out of the Mental Health Patches! Thank you for your support to APD CIT and NAMI.
#youarenotalone

#toolstothrive !
05/11/2020

#toolstothrive !

APD officers are wearing their green mental health patch to show support for those living with a mental health condition...
05/07/2020

APD officers are wearing their green mental health patch to show support for those living with a mental health condition. #youarenotalone #NAMI

Whatever you may be feeling right now, you are not alone.
05/03/2020

Whatever you may be feeling right now, you are not alone.

#breakthestigma
05/02/2020

#breakthestigma

APD officers are purchasing these patches in which the proceeds are going to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Ev...
05/01/2020

APD officers are purchasing these patches in which the proceeds are going to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Even better the patches are available to the public! If you would like to purchase one please contact Sgt Diane Dosal ([email protected]) or Lori Cruz ([email protected]).

It is important for the Mental Health community and Police to work together to fight stigma and to provide support. #APD...
05/01/2020

It is important for the Mental Health community and Police to work together to fight stigma and to provide support.
#APDgreenpatch #youarenotalone

05/01/2020

Mental Health Month!
#NotAlone

04/14/2020
04/14/2020
03/06/2020
Our team is CIT 4 mental health! Dont forgot to donate to this amazing cause or simply join the walk
02/23/2020

Our team is CIT 4 mental health! Dont forgot to donate to this amazing cause or simply join the walk

The APD Crisis Intervention Team is participating in this event in May. Come out to support NAMI!
02/16/2020
NAMIWalks New Mexico

The APD Crisis Intervention Team is participating in this event in May. Come out to support NAMI!

Event landing page for NAMIWalks New Mexico

Today the Crisis Intervention Unit Coordinators taught several officers city wide about Law Enforcement Assisted Diversi...
02/13/2020

Today the Crisis Intervention Unit Coordinators taught several officers city wide about Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) We strive to find alternative solutions for those in the community.

APD CIU detectives instructing Mental Health First Aid for community members.
10/11/2019

APD CIU detectives instructing Mental Health First Aid for community members.

Hello, from your Mobile Crisis Teams!
10/10/2019

Hello, from your Mobile Crisis Teams!

10/10/2019

Good morning! CIT at it again. Be safe everyone!

Crisis Intervention Unit -> doing their best to make everyone feel safe and be safe. 2019 Balloon Fiesta! #APDisABQ
10/08/2019

Crisis Intervention Unit -> doing their best to make everyone feel safe and be safe. 2019 Balloon Fiesta!

#APDisABQ

Detective Melendrez teaching the APD cadets on Mental Health Evaluations. Over 50 cadets learning about Mental Health.
09/30/2019

Detective Melendrez teaching the APD cadets on Mental Health Evaluations.

Over 50 cadets learning about Mental Health.

Our newest Mobile Crisis Team just finishing a call. Meet Officer Maxwell and Clincian Rosie!
09/27/2019

Our newest Mobile Crisis Team just finishing a call. Meet Officer Maxwell and Clincian Rosie!

Detective Rob Garnand and Detective Ben Melendrez presenting APD's de-escalation model in Seattle, Washington.
08/28/2019

Detective Rob Garnand and Detective Ben Melendrez presenting APD's de-escalation model in Seattle, Washington.

Dr. Chrisanti, Dr. Rosenbaum, Jennifer Earheart and Detective Melendrez presenting on the opioid crisis at CIT Internati...
08/26/2019

Dr. Chrisanti, Dr. Rosenbaum, Jennifer Earheart and Detective Melendrez presenting on the opioid crisis at CIT International in Seatlle, Washington.

Sgt. Diane Dosal is presenting NAMI President with a check for $2300 from the fundraiser of Mental Health Awareness Patc...
06/22/2019

Sgt. Diane Dosal is presenting NAMI President with a check for $2300 from the fundraiser of Mental Health Awareness Patches. Way to go Sgt. Dosal!!!

Dr. Nils Rosenbaum and Detective Ben Melendrez teaching at the academy with the newest cadets.
06/20/2019

Dr. Nils Rosenbaum and Detective Ben Melendrez teaching at the academy with the newest cadets.

Some of your Crisis Intervention Unit with UNM CBH and more at the 2019 NAMI Walk!
05/11/2019

Some of your Crisis Intervention Unit with UNM CBH and more at the 2019 NAMI Walk!

04/17/2019
Detective Saavedra and Melendrez presenting on Mental Health First Aid to your telecommunicatiors!
04/07/2019

Detective Saavedra and Melendrez presenting on Mental Health First Aid to your telecommunicatiors!

We are all together in raising awareness around behavioral health, so for the month of May you may see officers wearing ...
04/04/2019

We are all together in raising awareness around behavioral health, so for the month of May you may see officers wearing these unique green APD patches in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month. The officers are purchasing these patches which the proceeds are going to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Even better the patches are available to the public! If you would like to purchase one please contact Sgt Diane Dosal ([email protected]) or Lori Cruz ([email protected]).

APD's Mobile Crisis Team and members from the Crisis Intervention Unit had the privilege to attend the NAMI Walk kick of...
03/15/2019

APD's Mobile Crisis Team and members from the Crisis Intervention Unit had the privilege to attend the NAMI Walk kick off! Hopefully everyone joins us for the walk in May to raise awareness around mental health.

03/11/2019

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625 Silver Ave SW
Albuquerque, NM
87102

There are some free parking spaces available in lot on the southeast corner at Gold and 6th Street, and meter parking is available during the day in the surrounding area. The requirement to pay for meter parking in the area expires after 6:00 p.m. and remains free until 8:00 a.m. In addition, the City's free D-Ride Downtown bus service is available, with a stop one block west on 5th Street, between Silver and Gold.

General information

Vision Statement The CIU envision a community and country in which all people feel safety is increased and outcomes are improved when police and their partners assist people living with mental illness. Mission Statement The Crisis Intervention Unit works to safely connect people living with mental illness into services through inclusive collaboration between law enforcement and the community; specialized responses; and training. CIU uses data to continually improve outcomes of these interactions.

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