Mental Health Announcements

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California Counties Reentry Fellowship Announced

This unique position will focus on documenting how California’s counties are addressing the challenges and opportunities presented by the state’s prison realignment and implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and sharing “lessons learned” and best practices for the benefit of all of California’s counties.


Survey of Mental Health Screening Practices in Jails

With the assistance of the American Jail Association and many state organizations, Policy Research Associates is currently exploring how the Brief Jail Mental Health Screen is being used across the United States.

Monthly Bulletins on Risk Assessment Literature

The newly founded Alliance for International Risk Research (AIRR) offers a free monthly bulletin for practitioners, policymakers, and researchers interested in forensic risk assessment. To receive the first AIRR bulletin on September 1, 2013, please click here.

President Declares May Mental Health Awareness Month

On April 30, 2013, the President Barack Obama declared May “National Mental Health Awareness Month.” By making the proclamation, the White House hopes to shed light on this issue and to “redouble our efforts to address mental health problems in […]