Brief Assessment of New York City’s Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Systems (2016)
by CSG Justice Center | November 15, 2016
The Council of State Governments Justice Center (CSG Justice Center) assisted the New York City’s Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) to identify and describe best practices and successful programs around the country aimed at reducing the number of individuals with behavioral health disorders in jail. The project included a review of current New York City programs and practices implemented throughout the five boroughs and a brief assessment of the progress made to date on the recommendations of the 2014 Mayor’s Task Force on Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice System report. Click here to view the report.
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