BJA FY 2017 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

BJA FY 2017 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program – The Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) supports innovative cross-system collaboration for individuals with mental illnesses or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders who come into contact with the justice system. BJA is seeking applications that demonstrate a collaborative project between criminal justice and mental health partners from eligible applicants to plan, implement or expand a justice and mental health collaboration program. The program is authorized by the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act of 2004 (MIOTCRA) (Pub.L. 108-414) and the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2008 (Pub.L. 110-416). Eligible Applicants are County governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), and City or township governments. Current Closing Date for Applications: April 04, 2017.

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