Mobile Crisis Intervention - Brenton Gicker and Chelsea Swift

Doin' The Work

In this episode, I talk with Brenton Gicker and Chelsea Swift of CAHOOTS – Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets, a 24/7 mobile crisis intervention program of the White Bird Clinic in Eugene, Oregon. CAHOOTS, which pairs a mental health crisis worker and a medic in a big white van, has been receiving national attention as a model for a crisis response alternative to the police or fire department. Episode 26. Guests: Brenton Gicker & Chelsea Swift.

Crisis Intervention in Substance Abuse Treatment

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Summary - Suicidality is not uncommon - It is important to regularly screen all clients for suicidality (e.g. check in sheets, monitoring logs) - Suicidality is an opportunity for change - A variety of different issues can contribute to suicidality.

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