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CIT International Welcomes Carol Speed of Oregon and Habsi W Kaba of Florida to the Board of Directors!!!!!

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Welcome to CIT International...more than just training.

CIT International, Inc. is a nonprofit membership organization whose primary purpose is to facilitate understanding, development, and implementation of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) programs throughout the U.S. and worldwide in order to promote and support collaborative efforts to create and sustain more effective interactions among law enforcement, mental health care providers, individuals with mental illnesses, their families, and communities and to reduce the stigma of mental illness.

CIT International works to accomplish this purpose by:

    1. Holding the Annual CIT International Conference with local CIT partners to provide education and networking to help develop, maintain and sustain CIT programs,
    2. Raising public and stakeholder awareness through education and outreach,
    3. Establishing and disseminating recommended standards for developing, implementing and sustaining CIT programs,
    4. Providing technical assistance to communities interested in developing CIT programs,
    5. Supporting research and evaluation of CIT programs to demonstrate their value for communities.



Seattle, WA

August 26-28, 2019

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Call for Presentations

Submission deadline March 16, 2019


CIT International, Inc. aspires to be a leader in promoting safe and humane responses to those experiencing a mental health crisis.


To promote community collaboration using the CIT Program to assist people living with mental illness and/or addiction who are in crisis.


CIT International supports the development and advancement of CIT programs through a defined set of Core Elements.

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