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Justice & Mental Health Collaboration Program

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After describing the features of the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) administered by the U.S. Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), this report presents statistics on the number and amounts of JMHCP grants since 2006, and briefly describes JMHCP projects.
This brief gives an overview of BJA's Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program which seeks to improve responses to people with mental illnesses who are involved in the criminal justice system. It provides an overview of annual BJA grant awards under the program and highlights how select agencies are using funds.
Date Created: December 12, 2019