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SJHH ... / Health Services/ Mental Health & Addiction Services/ Mental Health Services/ COAST/ MCRRT

Mobile Crisis Rapid Response Team

What this program does...

The Mobile Crisis Rapid Response Team (MCRRT) is composed of first responders consisting of Mental Health Professionals and dedicated uniformed officers in marked cruisers, responding to 911 calls for persons in crisis or related calls.

  • Four teams a day that serve the City of Hamilton
  • 7 days a week from 8:00am to 4:00am
  • Bring expertise of the Mental Health Professionals to the person in crisis within minutes
  • Divert from hospital where possible and connect the individual to the appropriate community resources
  • Follow-up provided by COAST, thus allowing Patrol Officers to attend to other police work
  • On-road resource and consultation to police for person in crisis mental health calls

Contact

Jennifer Sansalone, Clinical Manager
Hamilton COAST and Hamilton and Halton Crisis Rapid Response Team (MCRRT)
Tel: 905 972 8338
Email: jsansalo@stjoes.ca