These Medicaid Fact Sheets from the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) provide information to help consumers understand the basics of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Mental Health Publications
This report provides an analysis of research about services for children with behavioral health issues in treatment or therapeutic foster care (TFC).
This report by ACLU of Southern California and the Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law provides recommendations for Los Angeles County officials to establish and implement diversion programs for individuals who have mental disorders and are charged with nonviolent offenses.
This report by the Washington State Institute for Public Policy discusses effective strategies for reducing the risk of repeat domestic violence.
This bulletin from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention examines the overlap between behavioral health issues and the risk of future offending, and the delivery of mental health services to youth involved with the juvenile justice system post-release.
This report by the National Institute of Corrections provides a guide for states and local jurisdictions interested in using system mapping to maximize opportunities for criminal justice and health care system integration and efficiency through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
This National Institute of Justice report addresses key concepts in cost-benefit analysis (CBA) for researchers, practitioners, and policymakers who use research to guide decisions about resource allocation.
While many prisoners receive the treatment and care they need while incarcerated, some do not, and there is often a lack of continuity in care from inside the prison to care in the community.
Between one-third and one-half of young adults with mental health challenges have co-occurring substance use issues.
This issue features articles on a study that examines the extent to which system-involved youth have been exposed to trauma, studies that examine pathways to delinquency by gender, and a commentary on the state of mentoring programs.