Addressing Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders in the Criminal Justice System: Guiding Principles and DC Practices

Group: Urban Institute Justice Policy Center

URL: http://cjcc.dc.gov/node/196282

Description

The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council’s (CJCC) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Workgroup (hereafter called the Workgroup) spearheads the District of Columbia’s (D.C.’s) response to serving people in the criminal justice system with co-occurring disorders. The Workgroup commissioned the current report to identify promising practices in the treatment of people in the criminal justice system with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders and to detail the current practices and services available to people with co-occurring disorders in Washington, D.C. The information provided will help guide the Workgroup’s mission.

Tags

corrections, treatment programs, substance abuse, mental health, inmates, programs

Other Attributes
Sub-location
Statewide
Categories
Sectors (Govt, Non-Profit, etc)
Non-Profit
Formats
PDF
Location in resource
N/A
Internet Available?
Yes
Has population data?
No
Mappable?
No
Updated?
No
Frequency
N/A
Year(s) of Publication
2004

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