This article explores evidence-based practices for supporting people in reentry from incarceration and offers concrete recommendations.
This provides and overview on and recommendations for improving training for law enforcement in addressing mental health crisis calls.
The report is an actionable roadmap for change calling for California to make an immediate and strong commitment to reduce the number of individuals with mental illness who become involved with the criminal justice system and improve outcomes for mentally ill individuals in custody and upon release from custody into the community.
People with mental illness deserve help, not handcuffs. Yet people with mental illness are overrepresented in our nation’s jails and prisons. We need to reduce criminal justice system involvement and increase investments in mental health care.
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