The Interventionists: Chronicles of a Mental Health Crisis Team

The Interventionists: Chronicles of a Mental Health Crisis Team

| 31 min
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Ellen is a mental health nurse. Brandon is a specially trained policeman. Together, they ride the streets of Toronto responding to 911 police calls involving “emotionally distressed persons.” Their mandate is not only to de-escalate crises, but to avoid unnecessary arrests and emergency room visits by providing appropriate referrals, services and resources within a patient's own community.

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Credits
  • writer
    Katerina Cizek
  • director
    Katerina Cizek
  • producer
    Gerry Flahive
  • cinematographer
    Katerina Cizek
  • editor
    Katerina Cizek
  • associate producer
    Heather Frise
  • on-line
    David Batistella
  • colour correction
    David Batistella
  • sound editor
    Alan Geldart
  • technical intern
    Adrian Desmarais
  • assistant editor
    Allan Cordero
  • production secretary
    Corinne Herman
  • senior production administration assistant
    Joanne Forrest
  • marketing manager
    Sue Mander
  • technical coordinator
    Branden Bratuhin
  • production coordinator
    Christine Kleckner
  • production supervisor
    Kemp Archibald
    Mark Wilson
  • rights clearances
    Elizabeth Klinck
  • line producer
    Douglas MacFarlane
  • executive producer
    Silva Basmajian