Family and Caregiver Schizophrenia Discussion Forum

Tips for communicating with police

This is a free online magazine from British Columbia Canada but the first link which is included in the article is for US folks:
Tips for Communicating with Police in a Mental Health Crisis. From the US, but relevant for any family member. See http://bit.ly/communication-with-police

Breaking the cycle of crisis. The role of police in a crisis situation:
https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/visions/families-and-crisis-vol12/breaking-the-cycle-of-crisis

Thank you, these are good articles. The police in my city were instrumental in getting my daughter the help she needed, along with a judge who understood mental illness. I communicated as much as possible with the police each time we had contact due to her illness.