This report serves as a blueprint for counties to assess their existing efforts to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jail by considering specific questions and progress-tracking measures.
Mental Health Publications
A recent pilot in Connecticut found that those who left jail with Medicaid coverage availed themselves of outpatient services, prescription medicines, and behavioral health care, often within one month of release.
The agenda charts a course for more meaningful collaborations and opportunities for strengthening policies, programs, and activities addressing mental illnesses and substance use disorders in tribal communities.
The first-ever Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health reviews what we know about substance misuse and how you can use that knowledge to address substance misuse and related consequences.
This report summarizes key points discussed at a GAO-convened forum focused on preventing illicit drug use.
This brief explores barriers to accessing substance use disorder and mental health treatment services in rural communities and the benefits of telehealth.
This publication series contains policy briefs on several Medicaid-related policies that each state may consider implementing to help bolster criminal justice reform.
These checklists can help law enforcement, behavior health, and local leaders determine whether their Police-Mental Health Collaboration (PMHC) programs align with promising practices for improving outcomes for law enforcement encounters with people with mental illnesses or who are in mental health crisis.
This snapshot provides details on the Ramsey County, Minnesota, Mental Health Court Learning Site—how it functions, whom it serves, and what makes it unique.
This snapshot provides details on the New York City’s Education & Assistance Corporation Mental Health Diversion Program—how it functions, whom it serves, and what makes it unique.