Advocacy handbook: A guide for implementing recommendations of the criminal justice/mental health consensus project

Date: 2006
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Guidelines/Recommendations
Author:  Criminal Justice/Mental Health Consensus Project
Publisher:  Criminal Justice/Mental Health Consensus Project

A how-to guide for advocates who want to improve the response to people with mental illness who are in contact with the criminal justice system. The guide is a joint effort among the Consensus Project, NAMI, the National Mental Health Association, the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, and the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law.

Settings:  Adult Justice System, Juvenile Justice System