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Programs That Support Behavioral Health

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Date Published
May 2023
5 pages

This document provides a listing of 19 Bureau of Justice Assistance programs that support behavioral health initiatives, and includes descriptive paragraphs and links to relevant websites.


This document provides a series of brief descriptions of Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) programs that have the purpose of supporting behavioral health through funding, training and technical assistance (TTA), and other methods. Each program listed includes a brief scope note and links to relevant websites. The programs listed include: Adult Treatment Court Program; Collaborative Crisis Response and Intervention Training Program; Community Courts Initiative; Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant and Substance Use Program; Connect and Protect Program—Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Responses; Encouraging Innovation—Field Initiated Program; Drug Data Research Center to Combat the Opioid Crisis; Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program; Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program; Kevin and Avonte Program—Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities; Justice Reinvestment Initiative State-level Technical Assistance; National Reentry Resource Center and Second Chance Technical Assistance; National Initiative to Enhance Police Engagement with People with Behavioral Health Conditions and Developmental Disabilities; Swift, Certain, and Fair Supervision Program—Applying the Principles Behind Project HOPE; National Training and Technical Assistance Center; Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program; Tribal Justice Systems Strategic Planning Program; Tribal Justice Systems Program; and the Tribal Justice Systems Infrastructure Program.