Category Archive: Community treatment programs

Oct 03

Opinion: Maine Voices—Blaming Police for Failures of Mental Health System Is Misplaced

Portland Press Herald By Michael DuBose A recent Maine Voices column criticized police use of force in calls involving minorities afflicted with mental illness. However, assigning sole blame to the police for tragic outcomes gives an unearned pass to the more fundamental cause: the failure of our current mental health system to adequately treat and care …

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Jul 14

Group: Millions in Criminal Justice Costs Could Be Averted as Soon as 2018

Missoulian By Ashley Nerbovig Montana has committed several million dollars to fund criminal justice reform measures passed by the 2017 Legislature, but federal government funding to aid future efforts is not yet a sure thing. Friday, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved a spending bill that included about $25 million in funding for the Justice …

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