These facts sheets from SAMHSA’s GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation include recently updated briefs on evidence-based practices (EBPs).
Mental Health Publications
Developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation in collaboration with the Council of State Governments Justice Center and the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the guidelines promote the criminal justice partnerships that are necessary to develop successful approaches for identifying individuals in need of services, determining what services those individuals need, and addressing these needs during transition from incarceration to community-based treatment and supervision.
This policy brief discusses research suggesting that military deployment leads to distress and mental health problems in parents and, in turn, is associated with elevated rates of similar social-emotional problems in their children.
With funding from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, the American Probation and Parole Association is offering these two free online training courses related to building and improving partnerships.
The Legal Action Center developed and released this list of frequently asked questions on the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA), which requires certain health insurance plans to offer mental health and substance use disorder benefits on an equal basis with medical/surgical benefits.
This report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides policymakers with essential information on expenditures for mental health and substance abuse treatment services, sources of financing, and trends over time.
This report from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a summary of legislative advocacy pertaining to mental health in 2013 state legislative sessions.
On December 5, 2012, the Committee on Law and Justice of the National Research Council (NRC) and the Board on Health and Select Populations of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) sponsored a workshop on health and incarceration that brought together […]
This report from the Federal Partners Committee on Women and Trauma was developed with support from SAMHSA’s National Center for Trauma-Informed Care, and it reflects the commitment of more than three dozen federal agencies and offices to implementing gender-responsive, trauma-informed approaches.
This web-based dynamic analysis tool, from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics, allows you to examine National Prisoner Statistics (NPS) on individuals under the jurisdiction of both federal and state correctional authorities. Tables of numbers and rates […]