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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: July 16, 2019

  • 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


  • Managing the Seriously Mentally Ill in Corrections, NIJ-Sponsored, 2019, NCJ 252787. (35 pages).
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  • Juvenile Residential Facility Census 2016: Selected Findings, OJJDP, December 2018, NCJ 251785. (20 pages).
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  • Program Brief: Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program, BJA, August 2018, NCJ 252145. (2 pages).
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  • 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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  • Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Intersection Between Mental Health and the Juvenile Justice System, OJJDP-Sponsored, July 2017, NCJ 251500. (13 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • 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).
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