The Pierce County Mobile Community Intervention Response Team (MCIRT) uses a multi-disciplinary approach, comprised of a chemical dependency professional, mental health professionals, psychiatric nurse practitioners, case managers, registered nurses, and peer advocates.
MCIRT referrals come from EMS, law enforcement, emergency departments, and the Mobile Crisis Team (MOCT), with a focus on working with individuals who are the highest utilizers of the 911 system.
MCIRT cares for Pierce County’s most vulnerable populations, addressing their mental health, substance use, and physical health needs, along with addressing social determinates of health.
MCIRT requires no health insurance in order to qualify and will work with participants for as little or as long as it takes to ensure they have long-term supports to address their whole health needs.
MCIRT in the news:
Pilot program aims to reduce non-emergency 911 calls, help mentally ill (via King 5 News)