March 12 Information Meeting: How the Mobile Crisis Response Team Can Help You! 

The Mission of the Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) of PMS is to provide immediate aid to people have a behavioral health crisis. Join us for our next Public Information Meeting to learn more about this amazing team. 

Guest Speaker: Mark Boschelli

Date: March 12th, 2018

Time: 6:00 PM 

Location: NAMI Santa Fe Office Space, 313 Camino Alire,  Room #307 Santa Fe, NM 87501

(in the building known as Dragonstone, between Alameda and Agua Fria across from Payne’s Nursery)

More about the Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) of PMS: 

The Mobile Crisis Team aims to:

-Provide immediate aid to people having a behavioral health crisis

-Stabilize persons as quickly as possible

-De-escalate and provide immediate counseling

-Assess need and link to appropriate community based services

-Provide training to law enforcement and EMS on how to work with people in crisis

-Lessen use of the hospital emergency room for these type of cases

-Reduce the number of suicides in Santa Fe County

-Lessen use of the hospital emergency room for these type of cases

In the first year of service 2016, the Mobile Crisis Response Team was dispatched 266 times, with about 75% of calls coming from first responders including police, sheriffs deputies and paramedics. Counselors made 421 follow ups and linkages to outpatient behavioral health services and 102 individuals were diverted from the emergency room into services. None of the individuals served, resulted in a suicide.

Mark Boschelli, LPCC, LADAC
CLINICAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR