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Programs & Services

Police and Crisis Team

PACT (Police and Crisis Team) is a partnership between Alberta Health Services(AHS) and Calgary Police Service (CPS that responds to situations involving individuals experiencing a mental health, addictions, or psycho-social crisis.

PACT (Police and Crisis Team) offers mental health assessment, support, and / or consultation in crisis situations from AHS and CPS. Is able to arrange urgent psychiatry assessments and referrals as needed. The main goals are:

  • divert individuals who are in crisis with mental illness and addiction issues, from the justice system and hospital emergency departments
  • assess and stabilize individuals in crisis within the community
  • connect individuals with resources and supports

To contact this service, please phone through the Distress Centre and request Mental Health Crisis Triage.

Service Providers May Include
police officers, psychiatric nurses, psychologists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers
Service Access

Referrals are made through mental health crisis triage.

Telephone Information Line



Calgary Police Service

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