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Behavioral Health Call Centers and 988 Implementation

Publication Date: Nov 01 2021

(NASMHPD) Research Institute (NRI)

The purpose of the survey was to help states learn from each other on how they are working to implement 988 within the context of existing and emerging behavioral health crisis continuum. This report summarizes the results of the survey completed either partially or completely by 43 states 
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Behavioral Health Diversion Interventions: Moving from Individual Programs to a Systems-Wide Strategy

Publication Date: Oct 01 2019

CSG

This publication is intended to provide these local leaders with a systems-level conceptual framework for developing a continuum of behavioral health diversion interventions that span the community’s criminal justice system—starting from first contact with law enforcement through incarceration
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FCC Report on the National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2018

Publication Date: Aug 14 2019

FCC

This report recommends that a 3-digital dialing code be used for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline system
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The Legislative Primer Series on Front-End Justice: Young Adults in the Justice System

Publication Date: Aug 01 2019

National Council of State Legislators

This report is part of a series that explores policies that impact the front end of the criminal justice system. Each brief looks at who is entering the “front door” of the criminal justice system and gives examples of legislation, national initiatives, best practices, promising programs, and key research on timely issues. The series provides legislatures with the tools they need to consider cost-effective policies that protect public safety.
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