SAMHSA Gains Center for People with Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice System - New Resources

Name:

SAMHSA Gains Center for People with Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice System - New Resources

Source:

Department of Health and Human Services, SAMHSA

Highlights:

The Maryland Experience: Creative Funding and Cutting-Edge Programs Serve People with Co-Occurring Disorders in Contact with the Justice System

This fact sheet summarizes Maryland’s experience and lessons learned using a patchwork of funds to support unique programs serving special populations, including individuals with serious mental illnesses, co-occurring substance use disorders, and trauma histories, who may be homeless or incarcerated.

http://www.gainsctr.com/pdfs/MarylandExperience.pdf

Integrating State MH-CJ Planning: A Time for New Initiatives

This report developed by the GAINS Center for Evidence Based Programs in the Criminal Justice System summarizes states’s experiences integrating mental health and criminal justice services. The recently funded Center for Mental Health Services’ Center has the capacity to provide technical assistance to states interested in integrating the mental health and criminal justice planning processes.

http://www.gainsctr.com/pdfs/NTF1.pdf

Link to Full Report:

See links mentioned above.

(Date Grant Summary Prepared:  December 6, 2004)