Posted on August 3, 2017 at 8:59 a.m. by Brea Police Department PIO
Do You Have Urgent Mental Health Questions?
By dialing 2-1-1, you reach a free, 24-hour information and referral helpline linking you to thousands of local health and human service programs in Orange County, CA. Staffed 24 hours per day by caring, experienced and trained specialists, and available anytime through their online resource database http://211oc.org.
Who Qualifies for a '5150' Hold?
When a person, as a result of a mental disorder, is a danger to himself/herself or others or is gravely disabled, an officer may take the person into custody and place him or her in a facility for a 72-hour treatment and evaluation.
Suicide Prevention and Survivor Hotline: (24 hours/7 days)
• English: 877-727-4747
• Spanish: 888-628-9454
Substance Abuse Hotline:
• (800) 564-6600
• (877) 452-8387
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI):
• (800) 950-NAMI (6264)
As always, dial 9-1-1 in case of an emergency or if you, your loved one and/or the public are facing an imminent threat.
Posted on July 10, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. by Brea Police Department PIO
Summer is peak season for grilling, but also prime time for grill related accidents, injuries and fires. Stay safe this summer with these tips.
Posted on June 1, 2017 at 9:02 a.m. by Brea Police Department PIO
Did you know that you can look up crime activity in Brea in the comfort of your own home? Check out www.communitycrimemap.com. We even created a step by step tutorial on how to use the site. Click here to view the tutorial: https://youtu.be/spD9LY19qJo
Your personal safety is something you should ALWAYS consider, no matter where you are. Here are some tips and steps you can take to help maintain your personal safety: