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Local Officer's Compassionate Use of Mental Health First Aid

MHA's certified Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) instructors have reached over 1,100 Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department and Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Officers during the fiscal year ending June 30. CMPD Officer Tim Purdy (pictured below in a photo that went viral), received national media attention for his compassionate approach to a young man he was told may be suicidal. 


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