The following resources on jail diversion and related topics offer a snapshot of the vast amount of information available.
Center for Mental Health Services’ National GAINS Center
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
“Reclaiming Futures: Communities Helping Teens Overcome Drugs, Alcohol, and Crime”
“Incarceration vs. Treatment: Drug Courts Help Substance Abusing Offenders”
March/April 2006, Volume 14, Number 2
“Treatment in Lieu of Jail: Diversion Succeeds”
May/June 2005, Volume 13, Number 3
“Jail Diversion Programs Enhance Care” (print copies only)
Spring 2000, Volume 8, Number 2
Order from SAMHSA’s Health Information Network at 1-877-SAMHSA-7 or online.
“Helping Young Offenders Return to Communities”
May/June 2008, Volume 16, Number 3
Read more on SAMHSA’s criminal justice efforts on SAMHSA’s Web site.
Requests for applications include a variety of new grants including Project Launch.
Symbolic “big checks” were presented to six organizations.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Find out what you can do to help prevent and reduce drinking by teens and college students.
News of recent deaths from sniffing refrigerants.
We’ve heard the commercials urging parents to talk. Are teens getting the message?
“Culture Card” offers information on tribal sovereignty, myths & facts, and more.
You can’t see stress, but you certainly can feel it. A new SAMHSA Web site offers resources, referrals, and more.
A recent report gives a state-by-state update on information technology’s effect.
“Tweets” from the Nat’l Suicide Prevention Lifeline help awareness.
Recent data from two SAMHSA surveys – National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS) and Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) – provide updated information.
Programs in Seattle and Philadelphia are two success stories highlighted in this DVD.
Send your press releases, studies, and news on recovery for posting on the site.
Deputy Administrator receives the inaugural King Davis Award for Emerging Leadership.
It’s time to sign up for SAMHSA’s eNetwork! You’ll be among the first to find out about new programs, campaigns, grant awards, publications, and statistics.