The “housing first” model has become the favored approach to addressing homelessness around the country. Besides successfully aiding people who live with mental illness experiencing homelessness, it presents a huge aid to law enforcement and shifts responsibilities from police to social workers and mental health care providers. Read More…
As more and more veterans return from
On Feb. 9, the Bureau of Justice Assistance released a grant solicitation for the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program, which was authorized by the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act (MIOTCRA) of 2004. Read More…
NAMI Indiana is hosting this year’s Mental Health and Criminal Justice Summit on Friday March 5, in
The New Hampshire Chiefs of Police Law Enforcement Foundation recently awarded their Officer of the Year award to Police Sgt. Stephen Burke for his work in establishing the state’s first Crisis Intervention Team last January. The news story can be found on the Foster’s Daily Herald online.
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