Grant Announcement: Justice & Mental Health Collaboration Training and Technical Assistance Program

Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Training and Technical Assistance Program

Purpose: Facilitating collaboration among the criminal justice, juvenile justice, and mental health and substance abuse treatment systems to increase access to mental health and other treatment services.

Funder: Bureau of Justice Assistance

Eligibility: Nonprofits, corporations, colleges and faith-based groups

Amount: One-year cooperative agreement for $600,000

Contact: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/BJA/grant/12JMHCPTTAsol.pdf

Note: OJP’s CrimeSolutions.gov website is one resource that applicants may use to find information about evidence-based programs. OJP gave LST the highest rating among the list of evidence-based programs on CrimeSolutions.gov because of its proven effectiveness in preventing substance abuse and violence, because of the extensive evidence supporting its effectiveness, and because there are numerous studies demonstrating its effectiveness.

Deadline: February 2, 2012

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