Westbrook Mental Health Liaison Program

Program Details

The Mental Health Liaison is a position within the Westbrook Police Department established in the fall of 2021. This position is an effort to support law enforcement response to those with mental health needs in the community.

The Mental Health Liaison is an embedded clinician that can respond to calls for service with police to those in crisis or in need of emotional support. As a co-responder the mental health liaison can assist officers in calls with de-escalation, providing support, assessing level of care, assessing for protective custody, as well as being able to stay and support someone in crisis or in need of support that is not needing a law enforcement emergency level of response.

The Mental Health Liaison assists in training for public safety. The Mental Health Liaison assists in supporting public safety assisting in providing our first responders with peer support.

As of September 2021, our Westbrook Mental Health Liaison is Jo Freedman.

Hours: Tues-Friday 8:30am-6:30pm

Phone: 207-807-7883

  1. Jo Freedman

    Jo Freedman

    Mental Health Liaison

  2. Police Department

    Physical Address
    570 Main Street
    Westbrook, ME 04092


    Phone: 207-854-0644, ext. 0
    Fax: 207-854-0648
    Emergency Phone: 911

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