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Looking Back at Five Years of a Federal Program Supporting County Justice Systems
The Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) supports communities across the country in their work to address overrepresentation of people with behavioral health needs in the criminal justice system. For five years, between 2015 and 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance… Read More
Applying the Stepping Up Framework to Advance Racial Equity
Individuals who identify as Black, Indigenous, or People of Color (BIPOC) have long advocated for addressing disparities in the behavioral health and criminal justice systems. Such pervasive inequities can be complex to understand and overwhelming to counties that are just starting to confront them. The Stepping Up framework offers a… Read More
Stepping Up Four Key Measures Case Studies
The Stepping Up Four Key Measures Case Studies serve as a quick reference to the strategies highlighted in this series and share suggested sub-measures associated with each of these measures to help counties better collect and analyze their data. Read More
Four Key Measures 4: Reducing Recidivism for People with Mental Illnesses in Jails
This webinar focused on how counties can track data on recidivism and how counties can implement interventions to reduce recidivism for people with serious mental illness Read More