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May 11, 2009
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Wisc. officers learn what it's like to be mentally ill

By Stephanie Brien
Journal-Times

RACINE, Wisc. — “Turn your voices on,” Racine Police Officer Chris Cronin told two fellow officers at a special police training last week.

She was referring to MP3 players that simulated the experience of hearing voices, which is a symptom of schizophrenia.

It was part of Racine County’s first weeklong Crisis Intervention Team training, which is training for a core group of officers from across the county to recognize people with mental illnesses and help prevent those people from ending up in the hospital or jail.

Read full story here: Officers hearing voices in their heads






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