Emergency services link up to aid mental health
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New mental health emergency crisis team

The police, ambulance service and the South Eastern Trust have joined forces to create a new mental health scheme.

They try to detect a mental health crisis as it is developing, to avoid a stressful wait in a hospital emergency department.

Insp Mark Cavanagh told BBC News NI the scheme allows people in crisis who contact police to get the help and support they need.

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  • 06 Mar 2019