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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

  • Do you have resources on mental health courts?
    Resources on mental health courts are available on the Courts: Mental Health Courts section of our w... Read More
    Last Updated: March 21, 2014


  • Resource List -- Justice and Mental Health Initiatives: Resources and Publications to Improve State and Local Systems in Cross-System Collaboration, BJA, August 2018, NCJ 252147. (2 pages).
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  • 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   

  • Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP): Promoting Innovative Cross-System Collaboration, BJA, January 2017, NCJ 250543. (1 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Census of Problem-Solving Courts, 2012, BJS, September 2016, NCJ 249803. (28 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF (Full Report)   PDF (Summary)   TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Mental Health Court, OJJDP-Sponsored, October 2010, NCJ 249712. (5 pages).
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