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A National Initiative Reducing Overincarceration of People with Mental Illnesses

Stepping Up is a data-driven framework that assists counties through training, resources, and support that are tailored to local needs

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The Stepping Up County Self-Assessment is designed to assist counties interested in evaluating the status of their current efforts to reduce the prevalence of people…


Jail Medical Contracting: Best Practices for Supporting Stepping Up Goals

Across the country, county criminal justice, behavioral health, and social service system leaders are grappling with reducing the number of people with serious mental illness…


Stepping Up Pennsylvania: Findings and Recommendations from the Behavioral Health-Criminal Justice State Policy Scan Project

Across the country, communities struggle to address the high number of people with serious mental illnesses (SMI) cycling through their local criminal justice systems. The…