Monitoring and improving antipsychotic adherence in outpatient forensic diversion programs
Source: Cambridge University Press
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 study presents a review of evidence-based strategies used to track adherence in outpatient diversion programs. The authors highlight that program completion is an indicator for low recidivism rates. Multiple tools need to be used to ensure that individuals with psychiatric illnesses are receiving their treatment and completing their diversion programs successfully.