Mental health scheme is rolled out

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MENTAL health nurses are to join police on the beat.

The Sussex police scheme, known as street triage, aims to reduce the number of people being detained under the Mental Health Act.

Katy Bourne, Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, said; ‘Police cells are not the place for someone in mental health crisis.’

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