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Practical Advice on Jail Diversion

Author(s): CMHS National GAINS Center
Teaser: Jail diversion programs are designed to bridge the gap in fragmented systems and break the cycle of recidivism for people with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders. As such, they reflect a holistic, systemic approach to mental health service delivery that will allow most people with mental disorders to live, work, learn, and participate fully and safely in their communities. This guide provides an approach for communities that are interested in developing jail diversion programs.
Link: http://gainscenter.samhsa.gov/pdfs/jail_diversion/PracticalAdviceOnJailDiversion.pdf | PDF - 1.35MB

Date retrieved: 03/21/11
Year published: 2007
Resource type: PDF