This new online portal from the Addiction Policy Forum is designed to help individuals and families struggling with addiction find comprehensive information and resources.
Mental Health Publications
This report from The Pew Charitable Trusts explores how jails administer their health care programs and whether these programs further county public health and safety goals.
This toolkit from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for PTSD was created to assist police officers, or those who train police officers, to more effectively interact with veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder.
This report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration shines the spotlight on critical issues and services for Americans with serious mental illnesses and serious emotional disturbances.
Topics in the toolkit include assessing the size of the reentry population, engaging partners and encouraging collaboration, using data and working with research partners, and adjusting the program model based on data and research.
This report from the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) provides key insights and next steps from CLASP’s 2017 convening, which addressed the need for a multi-generational, multi-racial, youth-centered dialogue around policy change.
This report from The Sentencing Project discusses the need for a public health response to the current drug crisis, offering recommendations for policymakers, including the use of medication-assisted treatment.
This online resource from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention contains information about evidence-based juvenile justice and youth prevention, intervention, and reentry programs.
The Judges and Psychiatrists Leadership Initiative released Practical Considerations Related to Release and Sentencing for Defendants Who Have Behavioral Health Needs: A Judicial Guide and an accompanying bench card, which were developed with the support of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation and the CSG Justice Center.
This four-volume report from the Academy for Justice at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law covers dozens of topics within the areas of criminalization, policing, pretrial and trial processes, punishment, incarceration, and release.