I'd have to run our numbers, but we probably deal with at least 10 suicidal threats people each 24 hour period. Some are more critical than others, but they almost always end without the person hurting anyone or us hurting them. That being said, I still wish we were not the go to group for that.We had that sort of incident last year. A family called the police and asked them to do a wellness check on their son. Ended up with a loss of life. I can't imagine being the family getting the report back.
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In the past few years, there has been a lot of training and though given to this topic and and how we can better deal with people in crisis.
ICAT is an example that we use.