Marysville to provide crisis coordinator to Union County
By Mac Cordell, Marysville J-T Reporter
With a rise in mental health calls for service, Marysville City Council Finance Committee has agreed to help secure a critical incident team (CIT) coordinator for Union County.
Officials from the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Union County (MHRB) were at a recent finance committee meeting to pitch the need and a plan for funding.
Mackenzie Poling, with the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Union County, said the coordinator serves as a support for residents struggling with mental health crises and local law enforcement officials who respond to mental health calls. Marysville Police Chief Tony Brooks said in the last five years the Marysville Police de…