The Skagit County Sheriff’s office together with us has formed the IMPACT program, partnering deputies with mental health professionals when answering distress calls.
Marla Johns from Compass Health says IMPACT goes beyond assisting individuals in crisis. “The relief that comes over that family’s face and just knowing that, okay, were making the next step, we’re going to get somewhere. It’s a pretty amazing feeling.” She says that in her 25 years of work, IMPACT is the most important thing she’s done, by far.
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