NACo Report: Reducing Mental Illness in Rural Jails

A new NACo report outlines effective strategies for addressing rural mental health and highlights counties that have effectively reduced the number of people with mental illnesses in their jails.  To read the report and accompanying case studies, click here.

The crisis of mentally ill individuals in jail will be discussed at the 2016 MACo Summer Conference session “Mentally Ill and Incarcerated: A Criminal Justice Crisis.” The session will be held from 2:15-3:15 pm, Friday, August 19 at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City Maryland.

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