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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.


Health Watch: Checking in for Duty

Date Published
May 2015
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Grant Sponsored), Issue Overview, Instructional Material