C.A.R.T – Crisis Assessment Response Team
What is C.A.R.T?
The Crisis Assessment Response Team (CART) is a specially trained team with members from the Marathon County Sheriff’s Office, the Wausau Police Department, and North Central Health Care, who respond to crisis situations in Marathon County.
How Can C.A.R.T. Help?
C.A.R.T. is available in the community to answer questions about available mental health services to to provide referrals for individuals and families who manage a mental illness or work with homeless persons.
- Reduce the number of individuals taken into custody through emergency detentions.
- Provide community based mental health stabilization services.
- Connect individuals to community programs and social supports.
- Provide positive police interactions for individuals living with mental illness.