Responding to People Who Have Been Victimized by Individuals with Mental Illnesses
Outlines steps policymakers, advocates, mental health professionals, and others can take to understand and protect the rights and safety of victims of crimes committed by individuals found “not guilty by reason of insanity” or otherwise court-ordered to receive treatment in a mental health facility. The publication was supported by the Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice.
The Restitution Resource Center will help states improve the quality of their restitution systems by providing a central…Read More
The Restitution Resource Center will help states improve the quality of their restitution systems by providing a central source for best practices and successful innovations in the field as well as facilitating peer networks and information exchange.Read More
The Wyoming state legislature recently passed a bill that will strengthen behavioral health treatment and programming for people in the criminal justice system with evidence-based practices and robust quality assurance measures.Read More
The latest in a series sponsored by the Judges and Psychiatrists Leadership Initiative.Read More