Date & Time
Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
492 Behavioral Health Supports for Reentry*

The Massachusetts Behavioral Health Supports for Justice Involved initiative (BH-JI) is a reach-in, reentry model that provides specialized behavioral health supports to justice-involved individuals with mental health or addiction needs. This presentation discusses how the project connects recently released individuals to health care services and community services and shows improved health outcomes, decreased fatal overdoses, and reduced recidivism.

Educational Objectives
  • Describe the key outcomes of the Massachusetts statewide reentry program
  • Identify how multiagency collaboration assists with successful reentry
  • Discuss keys to developing a successful statewide reentry program

Level: Intermediate