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Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness Month 2022

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) helps America’s state, local, and tribal jurisdictions reduce and prevent crime, lower recidivism, and promote a fair and safe criminal justice system. BJA provides a wide range of resources through programs and services, including training and technical assistance, to address chronic and emerging criminal justice challenges nationwide. Following are a sampling of BJA resources that are related to mental...

Mental Health Month

During National Mental Health Month (May), the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) shares the following resources: