In May, the Treatment Advocacy Center (TAC) and the National Sheriff’s Association released a report revealing that people living with severe mental illness are more likely to be in jail or prison than a hospital. (More…)
NAMI’s CIT Center, in partnership with NAMI’s Child and Adolescent Action Center, is working on an initiative to promote crisis intervention teams designed specifically to address the needs of children and youth with mental health needs who are at risk of entering the criminal justice system. We have received a grant from the Lincy Foundation to assist communities in three states,
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The Urban Institute’s Justice Reinvestment at the Local Level Initiative recently launched its website, justicereinvestment.urban.org.
The Council of State Governments (CSG)
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