Author: Arthur J. Lurigio
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: persons, mental, illness, codisorders, investments, sounder, corrections, america, new, directions, community
Number of Pages: 186
Published: 1996-08-01
ISBN-10: 0788181831
ISBN-13: 9780788181832

Report by the National Coalition for Mental & Substance Abuse Health Care in the Justice System, which has led the way in establishing a platform to address the mental health & co-disorders needs of adult & juvenile offenders, an increasing problem. This report proposes new directions for community corrections in handling persons with mental health & co-disorders at a time when some policy makers are pushing for more punitive sanctions for all offenders. It focuses specifically on addressing & improving the provision of mental health services to persons living in our communities being supervis