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.