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A panel of Nevada County law enforcement, health, and nonprofit leaders will discuss “Crisis Teams in the Community: Assisting People into Services and Treatment in a virtual forum to be held on Friday, January 15, 2021. The event will take place online as a live Zoom presentation, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County.

The forum will include Nevada County Sheriff Shannan Moon; Director of the Nevada County Behavioral Health Department Phebe Bell, Grass Valley Police Chief Alex Gammelgard; Nevada City Police Chief Chad Ellis, and Executive Director of Hospitality House Nancy Baglietto.

The focus of the discussion will be a new program called the Mobile Crisis Team that was created by the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Nevada County Behavioral Health Department. The Grass Valley Police Department recently received a grant which will also enable them to provide a police officer and a crisis worker from Hospitality House.

The Zoom link for the event is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82790215441

Email questions in advance to info@lwvwnc.org.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. Learn more about the League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County atwww.lwvwnc.org.