Maine Crisis Network

Conference: 2016 Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention — Suicide Prevention, Intervention & Hope Across the Lifespan

Friday, May 06, 2016
Cross Insurance Center, Bangor, Maine Workshop/Presentation: B4: Concerned about yourself or someone else? How Maine’s Statewide Crisis Intervention System can help
Steve Addario, LCSW, MHRT-CSP & Richard Chammings, LCSW

Maine’s statewide crisis intervention program is available 24/7 for anyone experiencing mental health concerns. This session will describe how crisis intervention works, what support services are available, how to access them and what you can expect when you do. Representatives from area mobile crisis intervention programs and the statewide telephone crisis response system will talk about these programs and will share in a conversation with attendees to help assure awareness and collaboration. Participants will gain an inside look at how the crisis system works and how best to help clients, family, friends or loved ones best navigate this system.