News & Events

The latest updates on CIT in Indiana and around the world

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THE CIT Indiana Coordinator Manual and Website have launched!

NAMI Indiana has been advocating for years for state support for CIT. We are thrilled that the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction is supporting NAMI Indiana in expanding CIT. Their support made the creation of the manual and website possible!

Did you hear? The 2023 CIT International Conference will be in Detroit, MI

The CIT International Conference will take place August 14-15, 2023

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CIT Indiana Mini-Grants

NAMI Indiana has a limited number of mini-grants for CIT Indiana Coordinators and for Indiana law enforcement agencies.

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CIT International has launched "CIT Program Certification"

CIT International provides CIT programs the opportunity to receive certification through a structured  assessment and feedback process. There are four levels of certification based on the degree to which a program has implemented CIT best practices.

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NAMI Launches Frontline Wellness

NAMI is pleased to join the #FirstRespondersFirst initiative to support frontline health care and public safety professionals facing the adverse mental health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This community-centered initiative is called NAMI Frontline Wellness. Find information and resources specific to your profession. We want you to know that your mental health and wellness matter, and we are here to lean on for support.


Sharing Your Story with Law Enforcement

A NAMI Signature Program

NAMI Sharing Your Story with Law Enforcement (SYSLE) is a presentation
program that trains peers and families to share their stories of mental illness and recovery during law enforcement training, such as Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training.
Officers that hear these stories report greater empathy and understanding, and an increased desire to adapt their response to people experiencing a mental health crisis. NAMI’s goal is to ensure that every law enforcement officer has this opportunity.

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CareSource provides $25,000 to NAMI Indiana to support CIT coordinators and programs

If you are a CIT coordinator in Indiana visit the members-only tab or contact Marianne Halbert for details on how to apply for the funds.

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Join us for NAMI Indiana's 20th annual Mental Health and Criminal Justice Summit 3/10/2023 - Details forthcoming

CEU/ILEA/CLE/NLS available