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Creating Safe Scenes

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This online course offers approaches for first responders to maximize safety in scenes where an individual is in mental illness- or substance use-related crisis. The 1.5-hour course covers mental and substance use disorders, as well as de-escalation techniques. The course is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education, which reviews and accredits courses for emergency medical services continuing education.
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SAMHSA Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC)