September 7, 2023
Best Practices for Successful Reentry From Criminal Justice Settings for People Living With Mental Health Conditions and/or Substance Use Disorders
Thursday, September 7, 2023
This webinar will highlight findings from SAMHSA’s guide titled, Best Practices for Successful Reentry From Criminal Justice Settings for People Living With Mental Health Conditions and/or Substance Use Disorders which explores evidence-based strategies and promising practices to address community reentry from jail or prison.
Following an overview of the goals of SAMHSA’s Evidence-Based Resource Guide Series by SAMHSA’s Joe Bullock; Angel Sanchez, Bureau of Justice Assistance, from the guide’s technical expert panel, will discuss this guide’s development. Stephanie Fahy, Abt Associates, will provide an overview of the framing of the guide, describing factors impacting reentry, and relevant evidence-based strategies for successful reentry. Representatives from organizations featured in the guide’s case studies will discuss the development of their policies or programs to address reentry for individuals living with mental health conditions and/or substance use disorders. The webinar will close with information about how to access the guide.