This toolkit from the Vera Institute of Justice provides resources and a guide on cost-benefit analysis (CBA), featuring several examples from the criminal justice field.
Mental Health Publications
This report from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) provides information on themes, trends, and effective practices in state legislation on mental health care services during 2014.
The National Association of Counties and the CSG Justice Center will work with initiative partners to integrate and maximize their existing resources to assist counties, as well as coordinate outreach to media and demonstrate a groundswell to both policymakers and practitioners.
This brief from the American Probation and Parole Association and the Council of State Governments addresses the misperceptions around information sharing between health service providers and criminal justice agencies.
This report from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project presents data on patient demographics and characteristics related to hospital stays for Medicaid super-utilizers—patients who had four or more hospital admissions during 2012—compared with stays for other Medicaid patients.
This resource tool from JBS International, Inc., and Georgetown University National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health provides information on existing research, knowledge, practices, and approaches that are effective in addressing trauma.
This tip sheet from the National Juvenile Justice Network and Safely Home Campaign discusses the fundamental characteristics of effective community-based supervision programs, including being evidence-based, using a strength-based/positive youth development approach, having court accountability and family engagement elements, using follow-up […]
This brief from Child Trends assesses the long-term influence depressive or suicidal symptoms in adolescence may have on transitions to adulthood.
This publication by the American Probation and Parole Association and Council of State Governments provides guidance for implementing a privacy framework for sharing confidential health information between corrections agencies and health care providers.
This report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration summarizes results from the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an annual survey of mental health and substance use, and presents findings on past year mental health service use among youth and adults.