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Dennis Nyland - Mental Health Ombudsman

Dennis was appointed to the post of Mental Health Ombudsman in 2014.  Dennis served in the U.S. Navy, works as an EMT for St. Peter’s Ambulance Service and was in law enforcement for many years.  During his time in law enforcement, he was instrumental in bringing the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) to the State of Montana.  Dennis was very involved in numerous CIT trainings, assisting in training many law enforcement officers regarding mental illness and in the deescalating skills required in crisis situations.  Dennis has a passion for individuals with mental illness and is very excited to be in the position of the Mental Health Ombudsman.

Vacant - Mental Health Services Specialist

Contact information:

The Ombudsman office is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Dennis: 406-444-9669

Vacant: 406-444-9661

Toll Free Telephone: 888-444-9669
Fax: 406-444-3543

P.O. Box 200804
Helena, MT 59620-0804

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