Download only This report examines the opportunities and challenges associated with municipal court diversion for people living with mental illness and substance use disorder conditions. It outlines elements for effective diversion, recovery-based engagement strategies, and proportional response. Publication ID SMA15-4929 Publication Date November 2015 Format Report More like this Criminal Justice Download Municipal Courts & Criminal Justice System PDF 1.19 MB Find Related Information Audience Law Enforcement Policymakers Program Planners, Administrators, & Project Managers Public Officials Population Group People in the Criminal Justice System People in the Juvenile Justice System People with Alcohol Use or Abuse Problems as Population Group People with Co-Occurring Disorders People with Mental Health Problems as Population Group People with Substance Use or Abuse Problems as Population Group Series Criminal Justice You May Also Be Interested In TIP 44: Substance Abuse Treatment for Adults in the Criminal Justice System This manual offers guidelines to help counselors and administrators deliver substance use disorder treatment in criminal justice settings. It discusses aspects in providing substance use disorder treatment to people within the criminal justice system, including screening and assessment, and triage and placement in treatment services. Behavioral Health, United States, 2012 This report provides national and state-level statistics and trends on both private and public sector mental health and substance use services, costs, and clients. It addresses the needs of children, military personnel, nursing home residents, and prison inmates. Parity of Mental Health and Substance Use Benefits with Other Benefits: Using Your Employer-Sponsored Health Plan to Cover Services This resource describes the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 for people with employer-sponsored health plans who need treatment for mental and/or substance use disorders. It discusses how to file a claim, the denial of a claim and the appeals process. TIP 38: Integrating Substance Abuse Treatment and Vocational Services This manual offers practice guidelines and recommendations for integrating employment services into substance use disorder treatment. It also provides information about funding, policy, and legal issues. TAP 21: Addiction Counseling Competencies This guide enhances the competencies of substance use disorder treatment counselors. It discusses patient assessment and screening, treatment planning, referral, service coordination, counseling, family and community education, and cultural competency. A Snapshot of Behavioral Health Issues for Asian American/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Boys and Men: Jumpstarting an Overdue Conversation This brief highlights issues specific to Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander males. It provides clinicians with data on the prevalence of depression, suicide, and substance use disorders within these populations.