This report from the Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures addresses challenges faced by transition-aged youth and young adults with mental health conditions as they try to find and maintain stable housing.
Substance Abuse Publications
This publication from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation examines how public safety personnel, health professionals, and service providers can contribute to solving the problem of Frequent Utilizers—those who cycle in and out of jails, hospitals, shelters, and other social service programs at a startlingly high rate.
This report examines data on prison populations and crime since comprehensive changes to policies and practices took place in Utah beginning in 2015.
This issue paper from the Community Oriented Correctional Health Services describes how medications are prescribed and dispensed in a criminal justice system setting, including through the use of health information technology.
This toolkit from the Addiction Policy Forum was designed to empower patients, families, emergency medicine providers, and policymakers to work collaboratively to identify patients in need of help, initiate evidence-based treatments, and connect patients and families to comprehensive support services.
This policy brief from the White House’s Council of Economic Advisors discusses the economic costs of crime and the effectiveness of programs to reduce recidivism, focusing on programs delivered inside correctional facilities addressing three main areas: mental health, substance abuse, and education.
This publication provides an overview of reentry literature, reentry outcomes, and the initiatives that may work to improve public safety.
In September 2016, Baltimore County, Maryland’s county executive asked the CSG Justice Center to conduct an independent assessment of its law enforcement and behavioral health collaboration, the Baltimore County Crisis Response System, which helps the county respond to people who have behavioral health needs. This report describes the assessment’s methodology, highlights key findings, and discusses those recommendations and strategies.
This brief from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation examines the use of opioid addiction treatment services and Medicaid’s role in expanding access to these services.
This report from the Vera Institute of Justice examines New York State’s overdose education and naloxone distribution program and what lessons it can offer related to corrections-based responses to the opioid epidemic.