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Police officers train to handle mental health calls [Video]

Team 12's Michael Doudna stepped into a simulator to see how police train for these high-pressure situations.

GLENDALE, Arizona — It’s been almost 7 years since police arrived on the doorstep of Michelle Cusseaux’s apartment.

Her mother had called police to give her daughter, who suffered from multiple mental illnesses, some help.

Instead, Cusseaux was shot and killed by Phoenix police as they say she came at them with a hammer.

“A person with a mental illness," said Cusseaux's mother, Frances Garrett. "You know you kinda come prepared for that. You don’t come with guns drawn, guns at her door. They sent the help that ended her life."

Cusseaux’s death sparked change in the Valley, with a renewed focus on how police handle mental health calls.

“The volume of those types of cases we've gotten have exponentially increased,” said Glendale Police Department Officer Glenn Doerr.

Every department 12 News contacted …

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Have you ever just felt overwhelmed by a stressful situation? Like a tsunami of problems about to crash over you? You might be experiencing a nervous breakdown. A nervous breakdown is a loss of the ability to function in everyday life. While a nervous breakdown isn’t classified as an actual psychological term, nor is it a mental health disorder, experiencing it can be debilitating.Original article - https://psych2go.net/5-signs-of-a-nervous-breakdown/ We also made a video on the signs you're mentally breaking down: https://youtu.be/_KrACU1ohx0 Writer: Joshua Munoz Script Editor: Vanessa Tao Script Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda SilveraAnimator: Ricket Zorkxa (http://Instagram.com/zorkxa)YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References:Scaccia, A. July 30, 2020 How to Recognize and Treat the Symptoms of a Nervous Breakdown Retrieved at https://www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/nervous-breakdown#treatmentsSilver, N. December 5, 2019, What Can Cause Rapid Shifts in Mood? Retrieved at https://www.healthline.com/health/rapid-mood-swings#outlookBrennan, D. MD October 08, 2020 Signs of a Nervous Breakdown Retrieved at https://www.webmd.com/mental-health/signs-nervous-breakdownBhargava, D. June 25, 2020 Anxiety Disorders https://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/anxiety-disordersMayo Clinic Staff May 04, 2018. Panic attacks and panic disorder Bhargava, H. June 25, 2020 Anxiety Disorders Retrieved at https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/panic-attacks/symptoms-causes/syc-20376021Goldberg, J. July 13, 2019 Hallucinations Retrieved at https://www.webmd.com/schizophrenia/what-are-hallucinations#1