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Justice and Mental Health State-Based Capacity Building Program

Award Information

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Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $738,747)

The Mental Health Collaboration Training and Technical Assistance Program (JMHCP) is funded through the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act of 2004 (Public Law 108-414), which was reauthorized in 2008 (Public Law 110-416). The primary purpose of JMHCP is to increase public safety by facilitating collaboration among the criminal justice, juvenile justice, and mental health and substance abuse treatment systems to increase access to mental health and other treatment services for those individuals with mental illness or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Jurisdictions are eligible to apply for planning, planning and implementation, or implementation and expansion funding through JMHCP.

The Council of State Governments Justice Center (Justice Center) provide technical assistance to state and local government officials in those states that have not received funding support through JMHCP. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 5, 2011