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Mental Health workers should be first responders in crisis: CAMH

In the wake of the shooting death  of 62-year-old Ejaz Choudry on the weekend, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health has issued a statement calling for mental health workers to be first responders in the case of a person suffering a mental crisis.Family members say Choudry suffered from Schizophrenia and was having an episode in a Mississauga apartment where he was barricaded with a knife. Choudry, a father of four, was fatally shot inside an apartment in the area of Goreway and Morning Star drives in Malton at around 8 p.m. on Saturday.

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