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FY17 Justice Mental Health Collaboration Program TTA project

Award Information

Award #
2016-MU-BX-K002
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2017

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2017, $1,470,000)

The Bureau of Justice Assistance's Justice and 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 primary goal of the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Training and Technical Assistance Program is to provide a comprehensive array of training and technical assistance services to assist the JMHCP grantees. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 12, 2017