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  • Where can I learn more about addressing the issues of justice-involved individuals with mental illness?
    The Mental Health section of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) website provides access to infor... Read More
    Last Updated: December 29, 2017

  • Where can I find information about correctional health care?
    Information about correctional health care can be found on the the Corrections: Health section of ou... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2013

  • Where can I locate information about programs for justice-involved individuals with mental illness?
    The GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation website provides information about... Read More
    Last Updated: April 26, 2016


  • Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Intersection between Mental Health and the Juvenile Justice System, OJJDP-Sponsored, July 2017, NCJ 251500. (13 pages).

  • Arkansas's Justice Reinvestment Approach: Enhancing Local Mental Health Services for People in the Criminal Justice System, BJA-Sponsored, May 2017, NCJ 250948. (4 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • The Use and Impact of Correctional Programming for Inmates on Pre- and Post-Release Outcomes, NIJ, June 2017, NCJ 250476. (41 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Indicators of Mental Health Problems Reported by Prisoners and Jail Inmates, 2011-2012, BJS, June 2017, NCJ 250612. (16 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF (Summary)   PDF (Full Report)   TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Performance Update: Justice and Mental Health Collaborative Grant Program Accomplishments, October 2011-December 2015, BJA, February 2017, NCJ 250645. (6 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Impact of Community Treatment and Neighborhood Disadvantage on Recidivism in Mental Health Courts, NIJ-Sponsored, December 2016, NCJ 250535. (160 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

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