Set, Measure, Achieve: Stepping Up Guidance to Reach Prevalence Reduction Targets

How can local justice systems reduce the prevalence of serious mental illness in their populations? This brief from the Stepping Up partners supports counties in setting targets for reducing the number of people with serious mental illness in their jails, measuring progress toward meeting these targets, and achieving results. With suggested minimum goals, tips, and calculation formulas, this guidance positions counties to realize system improvements from one year to the next.

September 2020 | The Council of State Governments Justice Center, the National Association of Counties, and the American Psychiatric Association Foundation
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