Find resources and tools for advancing your behavioral health care coordination, criminal justice diversion, and crisis care continuum efforts here.
These resources include products developed by the CARE TA Center, its affiliates, and other state and national organizations, as well as tools and samples from local and county agencies.
A Community Guide for Development of a Crisis Diversion Facility: A Model for Effective Community Response to Behavioral Health Crisis
A Comprehensive Crisis System: Ending Unnecessary Emergency Room Admissions and Jail Bookings Associated with Mental Illness
A Guide to Providing Mental Health Services to Immigrants Impacted by Changes to DACA and the COVID-19 Pandemic
A Model Shared Definition of Serious Mental Illness & Practical Strategies for Its Use to Reduce the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in California’s Jails
The CARE TA Center is dedicated to helping state, county, and local agencies address the disproportionate impact of behavioral health crisis on diverse communities. These resources include an emphasis on tools for understanding and meeting the needs of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC); linguistically diverse communities; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer identified people (LGBTQ); and vulnerable populations such as youth and people experiencing homelessness.