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Substance abuse and crime

Federal Support for Behavioral Health and Justice Responses: Best Practices, Resources and Education

April 2022
During this webinar, which was held on March 23, 2022, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) personnel discussed behavioral health interventions and BJA resources that can assist with strategic planning and program implementation to address mental health disorders, co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, substance use and addiction, criminal justice system responses, school responses, and responses to populations such as youth, tribes, and veterans.

Drugs & Substance Use

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 specifically related to...