The Toronto Police are launching a new initative in the hopes of improving mental health awareness. According to the Toronto Star, their new app, called the Community Asset Portal, will provide users with a map of mental-health related services that are near them.

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The app will also show users how to get to the service from their current location. The goal is to help officers quickly direct a person in crisis to the best service for their situation, according to Ian Williams, manager of business intelligence and analytics for the Toronto Police.

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The app is now being prepared for release to all Toronto Police officers. 

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