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Increasingly, law enforcement officers are the first, and often the only, responders to calls involving people who have mental health needs. To begin tackling that challenge, The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center released a framework to help law enforcement agencies across the country better respond to the growing number of calls for service they receive involving this population.
VIEW THE FRAMEWORK
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Wyoming Governor Signs Legislation that May Result in Additional Funding for Community-Based Behavioral Health Treatment

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LEGISLATION
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Communities Celebrate Successful Reentry During Second Chance Month

LEARN MORE ABOUT SECOND CHANCE MONTH
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Importance of Criminal Justice Reform Highlighted in Governors’ Speeches

DIVE INTO THEIR INAUGURAL & STATE OF THE STATE SPEECHES

Funding and Other Opportunities

Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program
BJA
Deadline: April 30
 
First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
SAMHSA
Deadline: May 6
 
Opioid Affected Youth Initiative
OJJDP
Deadline: May 7
Transforming Lives through Supported Employment
SAMHSA Center for Mental Health Services
Deadline: May 17
 
Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in the Criminal Justice System
NIJ
Deadline: May 28
 
Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Training and Technical Assistance Program
BJA
Deadline: May 28
MORE OPPORTUNITIES

Publications and Resources

Civil Commitment and the Mental Health Care Continuum: Historical Trends and Principles for Law and Practice
SAMHSA
 
The Council of Accountability Court Judges: Processes and Outcomes
University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government
 
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in the Criminal Justice System: Brief Guidance to the States
SAMHSA
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Save Lives
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
 
Triage Centers as Alternatives to Jail for People in Behavioral Health Crises
National League of Cities
 
Principles of Community-Based Behavioral Health Services for Criminal Justice Involved Individuals: A Research-based Guide
SAMHSA
MORE RESOURCES

Upcoming Events

[Webinar] Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Substance Use Disorders: Strategies for Jails
NACo
April 18

Thinking for a Change Facilitator Training
National Institute of Corrections
Multiple dates and locations
 
[Webinar] Effective Implementation of RNR in Treatment Court Settings
SAMHSA GAINS Center
April 22

[Webinar] Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Substance Use Disorders: Strategies for Reentry from Jail
NACo
April 25

[Webinar] Stepping Up: Three Steps to Identifying and Collecting Data on People with Mental Illnesses in Your Jail
NACo
May 2
Crisis Awareness, Intervention and De-Escalation Training for Tribal Partners
National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College and the Lummi Nation
May 6–7, Ferndale, WA

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges 82nd Annual Conference
July 28–31, Orlando, FL
 
Forum on Criminal Justice: Moving Criminal Justice Forward through Research, Policy and Practice
International Community Corrections Association and the National Criminal Justice Association
September 15–18, Arlington, VA
 
Second Annual Police, Treatment, and Community Collaborative Training Conference
November 10–13, Ponte Vedra, FL
MORE EVENTS

In the News

How One Agency Is Decriminalizing Mental Illness, Saving Money and Bettering Lives
PoliceOne.com—Arizona (Features a JMHCP grantee)

Failure to Appear Plagues Those in Douglas County Court System Who Have Serious Mental Illness
Lawrence Journal-World—Kansas
 
Opinion: For Our Youth, Time Is Now to Address Mental Health
The Register-Herald—West Virginia
 
'What We Owe Our Veterans': Specialty Court Offers Path to Recovery
The Pantagraph—Illinois
 
Are Arrests the Answer to Homelessness? Seattle Police Chief Says No
Crosscut—Washington
 
In San Francisco, Incarceration Is Now a Public Health Issue
KCBS—California

Mental Health Court Helps Break the Vicious Cycle
Quad-City Times—Iowa
 
Mobile Outreach Team Hitting the Streets, Assisting Those in Crisis
Yak TriNews—Washington
 
Morgan Co. Inmates Can Get Help with Mental Illness When Released
Rocket City Now—Alabama
 
St. Lawrence County Jail Taking New Approach to Corrections Programs
North Country Now—New York
 
Lubbock County Detention Center Fighting Mental Health Problem in the System
KAMC News—Texas
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This project was supported by Grants No. 2016-MU-BX-K002 and 2016-MU-BX-K003 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.
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