Project Tag: Justice System

City of Abilene Multidisciplinary Community Response Team Study

The City of Abilene launched a multidisciplinary Community Response Team to improve justice system performance in responding to mental health crisis 911 calls. The Meadows Institute was engaged to provide technical assistance, research expertise, and process and impact evaluation for its implementation.

The Challenge of Identifying, Diverting & Treating Justice-Involved People with Mental Illness

SUMMARY – How to best manage the number of people with mental illnesses who are involved in the criminal justice system is long-standing problem that goes back decades. The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute has completed in-depth data analysis in several Texas counties to assess screening, assessment, and diversion practices.