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Improving Responses to People with Mental Illness at the Pretrial Stage - CSG 2015 

10-16-2016 12:56

This document discusses the impact of pretrial detention on defendants with mental illnesses. Spending unnecessary time in jail prevents them from their established treatments and support system, and also increases their chances of involvement with the criminal justice system again in the future. The document offers solutions through diversion programs and informed decision-making.

#Diversion #PreventiveDetention

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