Visit the website of CIT International, a non-profit membership organization whose primary purpose is to facilitate understanding, development and implementation of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training programs throughout the U.S. and in other nations worldwide in order to promote and support collaborative efforts to create and sustain more effective interactions among law enforcement, mental health care providers, individuals with mental illness, their families and communities and reduce the stigma of mental illness.
National Re-entry Resource Center
The Resource Center, established by the Second Chance Act, provides assistance to the prisoner reentry field. It provides education, training, and technical assistance to states, tribes, territories, local governments, service providers, nonprofit organizations, and corrections agencies working on prisoner reentry.
Police Executive Research Forum
PERF is a membership organization of police executives, and is dedicated to improving policing and advancing professionalism through research and involvement in public policy debate.
The Council of State Governments Justice Center
The Justice Center serves states to promote effective data-driven practices — particularly in areas in which the criminal justice system intersects with other disciplines, such as public health — to affect a particular public safety problem.
The Criminal Justice/Mental Health Consensus Project
A repository of information about all aspects of jail diversion, reentry, and enhanced treatment for offenders with mental illness.
The Reentry Policy Council
Bipartisan recommendations for successful prisoner reentry practices. This comprehensive report is beneficial as it recommends reentry strategies that reduce the likelihood of recidivism.
The SAMHSA GAINS Center
The SAMHSA GAINS Center is focused on expanding access to community based services for adult's diagnosed with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders at all points of contact with the justice system.
The Urban Institute’s Justice Reinvestment at the Local Level Initiative
Justice reinvestment employs data and collaborative decision-making to help jurisdictions reduce criminal justice spending by controlling growth in correctional populations while ensuring public safety. The overarching goal of local justice reinvestment work is to reduce county, city, and/or tribal criminal justice costs and reinvest those resources to yield a more cost-beneficial impact on public safety and community well-being.
U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance
BJA administers the federal mental health courts program, provides resources and information for jail diversion, and information about federal funding sources.
University of Memphis CIT Center
Includes a national directory of CIT programs, research and news articles on CIT, and many other resources.