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 matters:
Following are some of the BJA programs that focus on the mental health of public safety personnel and those who come into contact with the justice system:
- Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program
- Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP)
- Mental Health Courts Program
- VALOR Officer Safety and Wellness Initiative
- Veterans Treatment Court Program
This page is updated regularly as new resources are released.