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Learn How COSSUP Funds Are Supporting Crisis Response Efforts

With funding from a fiscal year 2022 Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Use Program (COSSUP) grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office (Michigan) was able to form a Crisis Response Unit.

The unit consists of three full-time officers focused on following up with people who are experiencing mental health issues with co-occurring substance use disorders. During these follow-ups, members of the unit offer support and connection to community resources and treatment services.

Read a recent feature story to learn more about this unit and the impact it has had in Oakland County.

Date Published: July 28, 2023