In Focus: Implementing Mental Health Screening and Assessment is a new brief from the Stepping Up partners designed to help counties identify the number of people booked into jails who have serious mental illnesses (SMI) and to better connect these individuals to treatment. Determining the number of people who have SMI in jails allows counties to develop or refine strategic plans that will have the greatest impact on addressing this population’s needs.
Correctional Facilities, Mental Health, Co-Occurring Substance Use
Correctional Facilities, Crisis Systems, Law Enforcement, Mental Health, Co-Occurring Substance Use
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