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Victoria's new community led crisis response team

Victoria has a new community led crisis response team. It started a gradual rollout earlier this year, and is designed to respond to mental health emergencies in the community avoiding police involvement wherever possible. It’s being operated by AVI Health Services.

Dreanna Picard, an experiential crisis response worker with the team, and Lacey Mesley, its manager, spoke with People First Radio about the new service.

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