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Municipal Courts: An Effective Tool for Diverting People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders from the Criminal Justice System

Municipal Courts: An Effective Tool for Diverting People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders from the Criminal Justice System

This report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration examines the opportunities and challenges associated with municipal court diversion, and outlines elements for effective practice: identification and screening; court-based clinician; recovery-engagement strategies; and proportional response.

The Carter Center Journalism Resource Guide on Behavioral Health

The Carter Center Journalism Resource Guide on Behavioral Health

This resource guide from the Carter Center Mental Health Program aims to increase accurate reporting of behavioral health issues, decrease stereotypes, and help journalists better understand mental health and substance use issues and access expert resources.