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Inmate mental health assistance programs

FY24 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Program Formula Grant Solicitation

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline
With this solicitation, BJA seeks to increase access to treatment to individuals with substance use or co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders during detention or incarceration and to improve continuity of care during and after reentry by delivering community-based treatment and other broad-based aftercare services.

Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness Month

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 health.