Merriam and NEJC Add Mental Health Expert to Help Police Officers
Published on May 02, 2022
There’s now a second co-responder to help with mental health-related calls at the Merriam Police Department.
Co-responders are licensed clinicians employed by the Johnson County Mental Health Center. When needed, they meet officers out in the field, offer mental health services to those in immediate crisis, and provide follow-up contact.
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