This document provides behavioral health, correctional, and community stakeholders with examples of the implementation of successful strategies for transitioning people with mental or substance use disorders from institutional correctional settings into the community.
The Guidelines are available for download at: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/Guidelines-for-Successful-Transition-of-People-with-Mental-or-Substance-Use-Disorders-from-Jail-and-Prison-Implementation-Guide/SMA16-4998
On April 20, 2017, at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, SAMHSA will host a webinar on the key elements of the guide. The webinar will also provide examples of successful implementation of the guidelines in local jails. You can register for the webinar at: https://praincevents.webex.com/mw3100/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – January 2017