The incidence of serious mental illness in justice-involved populations is well-documented. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2 million people with serious mental illnesses, including schizophrenia, are jailed every year. Come discuss new methods and programs that promote safety while engaging the individual in treatment. Discussion facilitators will share case examples from California and Massachusetts.
Danielle Mimitz, LMHC, Hampden County Sheriff's Office