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CTV Kitchener Story Highlights Partnership with Waterloo Regional Police

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In the last five years, the number of Mental Health Act arrests in Waterloo Region has fallen — even though police have had 41% more calls for mental health crisis situations.

That’s because of a program with the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington. CMHA WW nurses are dispatched to many mental health-related police calls, and are able to resolve the situation without an arrest.

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