Category: Mental Health

Community Mental Health Discussion May 12

In November of 2021, residents were asked to participate in a mental health awareness survey conducted through the City website. Feedback received from this survey conveyed an overwhelming response that mental health is very important to our residents. Some of the topics of interest from those who completed the survey include: Depression Anxiety Youth Depression … Continued

It’s OK to Talk About Mental Health

Council Message by Mayor Craig Margolis Six months ago, I shared plans of a community initiative designed to address mental health concerns in our community. Through our many programs, commissions, and initiatives, Montgomery wants to continue to be known as a caring community, and promoting good mental health will be another way of demonstrating we … Continued

What To Expect When You See The Bluebird Logo

When You See The Bluebird Logo, Expect to see Mental Health & Wellness Information The City of Montgomery recognizes mental health and wellness as a growing concern for our families, community, and the nation. You may have noticed our new Bluebird Logo in the February Bulletin. When you see the new logo, you can expect … Continued

An Officer’s Response to a Mental Health Crisis – Part 2

This is the second of a 2-part informational series to help residents understand a police response to a mental health crisis and explain available resources for patients and family members. All Montgomery Officers have recently received substantial training in responding to mental health calls and will continue to get annual refresher courses to stay abreast … Continued

An Officer’s Response to a Mental Health Crisis

Mental Health is just as important as our physical health. There has been an increase in mental health issues since the pandemic. As part of Montgomery’s “Mental Health Awareness Initiative,” officers from the Montgomery PD will be sharing information and resources from their actual training and experience. This article will be the first in a … Continued

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