The Delaware County Sheriff's Office announced an agreement with Chenango Health Network to provide their Sheriff's Deputies and Delaware County First Responders, with crucial Mental Health and Crisis Intervention Training designed to address identified substance use disorders and mental health issues in Delaware County. These training services are for a period of five years and are funded through a grant by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Tiffani Gager, Case Manager and Community Health Worker for Chenango Health Network delivered to our agency a number of "Do It for You" Comfort Bags intended to be distributed by Law Enforcement personnel who have interaction with youths in crisis situations. These comfort bags include a teddy bear, water bottle, coloring book, colored pencils and a mask in a backpack.

 

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