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This brochure provides an overview of the Sequential Intercept Model (SIM). The SIM is a strategic planning tool that helps communities better understand the gaps and resources they have in helping those with mental illness or substance use disorders who are in the criminal justice system.
This manual provides a starting place for jurisdictions looking to use data to better understand and improve the outcomes of people with mental and/or substance use disorders who come into contact with the criminal justice system.
This guide helps local systems use data to implement Crisis Intervention Team programs that can improve the safety and effectiveness of law enforcement response to people experiencing behavioral health crises. It provides information about building necessary partnerships, documenting program activities, identifying key metrics, establishing data collection processes, analyzing and reporting data, using data to improve programs, and expanding capacity to collect and use data. The guide is a companion to Practice Guidelines: Core Elements in Responding to Mental Health Crises.
This resource recaps a meeting involving survivors of suicide attempts, health care professionals, researchers, and policymakers. The group discussed factors in recovery and suicide prevention, and developing recommendations to enhance dialogue and improve services around this issue.
This report recaps a meeting on issues related to interactions between consumers living with mental illness and representatives of the disaster response community. It offers recommendations to improve these relationships to promote recovery from mental health issues.
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