The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for FY 2018 Law Enforcement and Behavioral Health Partnerships for Early Diversion grants. The purpose of this program is to establish or expand programs that divert adults with a serious mental illness or a co-occurring disorder from the criminal justice system to community-based services prior to arrest and booking. Special consideration will be given to applicants proposing to use grant funding to support early diversion services for veterans.
The solicitation provides further details about the program. Applications are due March 5.