Evidence-based treatment and supervision practices for co-occurring mental and substance use disorders in the criminal justice system
Source: The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
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
The article provides a review of existing research and justice diversion programs for individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. The literature highlights some of the best practices in the field and similarly shares existing gaps in services for this population.