Mental Health: Corrections
- The Department of Justice (DOJ) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)'s “Women’s Pathways to Jail: Examining Mental Health, Trauma and Substance Use” is a study providing information to help develop strategies that address and respond to the overrepresentation of women with mental illness in jails.
- The Pew Charitable Trust' “Getting the Mentally Ill Out of Jails” examines treatment options that states and localities are exploring to avoid jailing mentally ill people.
- The National Institute of Corrections' “Mentally Ill Persons in Corrections” hosts a resource guide on behavioral health needs under correctional supervision.
- The National Institute of Corrections' “Developing a Mental Health Court: An Interdisciplinary Curriculum” is a comprehensive resource on how to plan and implement a mental health court. It is designed to be easily adapted to supplement existing trainings, for new mental health court team members, or as a tune-up for teams that are already in operation.
- The UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Program Neuropsychiatric Institute created the “Final Report on the Mental Health Services Continuum Program (MHSCP) of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation” which summarizes their ongoing process and outcome evaluation of the MHSCP.
- Reducing the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Jail: Six Questions County Leaders Need to Ask
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Last updated: January 2019.