CIT in Action
Feature Story: New Report Shows People Living with Severe Mental Illness More Likely to Be Imprisoned than Hospitalized
In May, the Treatment Advocacy Center (TAC) and the National Sheriff’s Association released a report revealing that people living with severe mental illness are more likely to be in jail or prison than a hospital. (More…)
Advocacy Spotlight: A Focus Group Report: A Conversation with CIT-trained School Resource Officers
NAMI’s CIT Center, in partnership with NAMI’s Child and Adolescent Action Center, is working on an initiative to promote crisis intervention teams designed specifically to address the needs of children and youth with mental health needs who are at risk of entering the criminal justice system. We have received a grant from the Lincy Foundation to assist communities in three states,
News and Announcements
NAMI National Convention June 30-July 3
The 2010 NAMI National Convention is in
New Site Helps Communities Save Money, Improve Safety
The Urban Institute’s Justice Reinvestment at the Local Level Initiative recently launched its website, justicereinvestment.urban.org.
Justice Center Releases Reentry Housing Options: The Policymakers’ Guide
The Council of State Governments (CSG)
Launch Party! Win an Autographed CD
Are you age 18-25? If so, please sign up now as a member of StrengthofUs.org, NAMI’s new online community for young adults. The 1,000th person to join StrengthofUs.org will receive an autographed copy of William Fitzsimmons’ CD, The Sparrow and the Crow, for which he was named an iTunes best singer-songwriter.