Criminal and Juvenile Justice
People with mental and substance use disorders are over-represented in the justice system.
Learn about the SAMHSA-funded grant programs that address behavioral health and criminal justice issues:
Explore TTA sites that provide information and resources for behavioral health and criminal justice issues.
The GAINS Center focuses on expanding access to services for people with mental and substance use disorders who come into contact with the criminal justice system.
SAMHSA’s SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery program increases access to Social Security disability benefits for eligible individuals who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and have a serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorder.