Financially Sustaining Behavioral Health-Criminal Justice Programs

Financially Sustaining Behavioral Health-Criminal Justice Programs

For jurisdictions implementing behavioral health-criminal justice programs to help minimize justice involvement among people with mental illnesses and substance use disorders, the ongoing costs can present challenges to long-term operation. This brief outlines key strategies and tips to financially sustaining such programs so that they are built for longevity. Photo by Anna Earl on Unsplash.

Demetrius Thomas | February 2021 | The Council of State Governments Justice Center

Project Credits

Writing: Demetrius Thomas, CSG Justice Center

Research: Demetrius Thomas, CSG Justice Center

Editing: Darby Baham, Emily Morgan, CSG Justice Center

Design: Michael Bierman

Public Affairs: Ruvi Lopez, CSG Justice Center

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