Webinar: Improving mental health services to reduce jail populations (6-23-2021)

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This presentation details a high-level view of the factors that affect the size of a jail population and the capacity for mental health services in and out of jail. The study examine steps taken by 950 counties to better serve individuals with mental illness including jail and community-based efforts. The study is in collaboration with the Council of State Government’s Justice Policy Center, National Association of Counties, and American Psychiatric Association Foundation. The National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Health (R01 MH118680, MPIs Taxman and Johnson) funded this study.


  • Faye S Taxman
  • Jennifer Johnson
  • Jill Viglione
  • Niloofar Ramezani

Upcoming Webinars:

  • July 14, 2021
  • August 4, 2021
  • October TBD
  • November TBD

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