Divert to What? Community Services that Enhance Diversion
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: People in Recovery from Substance Use, People with Criminal Justice System Involvement, People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
Topics: Criminal or Juvenile Justice System, Recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders, Suicide Prevention
Many communities are committed to diverting people with mental illness away from the criminal justice system. This publication can help communities identify the gaps and opportunities in their existing mental health service system to enhance efforts to divert people from justice system involvement.