Apply Now for Short-Term, Free Police-Mental Health Collaboration Support in 2023

June 14, 2023

With support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance, The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center is offering free training and technical assistance (TA) to jurisdictions and agencies looking to develop data collection strategies to enhance police-mental health collaborations (PMHC). This support will focus on data collection and performance metrics and can include online training, consultation with subject matter experts, policy review, and peer connections.

At the end of the TA, you will have developed a data plan for your PMHC, identified challenges and solutions for information sharing, selected impactful performance metrics for measuring success of your program and, developed reliable strategies for collecting these metrics.

Please submit your application by July 10, 2023. You will be notified about any next steps no later than July 24, 2023. If you have any questions, contact Carleigh Sailon at

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Project Manager, Behavioral Health
Carleigh Sailon manages Law Enforcement-Mental Health Learning Sites and oversees the team that provides technical assistance to grantees who are developing alternative response and law enforcement diversion programs. Carleigh is a licensed clinical social worker and a licensed addiction counselor
who has an extensive history working in community behavioral health. Before joining the CSG Justice Center, Carleigh worked for a large behavioral health provider in Denver where she created and managed programs throughout the criminal justice system that helped improve outcomes for individuals living with mental illness and co-occurring disorders. She is also known for her work developing and implementing Denver’s Co-Responder and STAR programs. Carleigh earned her BA in sociology from Long Island University and her MSW from Stony Brook University.
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