NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM DIRECTORS

NASMHPD President's Task Force on Persons with Mental Illnesses in the Criminal Justice System

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Charge:

The Task Force will address the involvement of people with mental illness in the criminal justice system by developing a "blueprint" that will chart a course for state officials interested in new strategies to generate and reinvest savings from reduced corrections spending into community behavioral healthcare systems.

Commissioners

  • Steve Baron (District of Columbia)
  • Terri White (Oklahoma)
  • Brian Hepburn (Maryland)
  • Lorrie Rickman Jones (Illinois)