The Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Program improves provision of services to offenders with co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness (CSAMI) when they leave incarceration to reenter the community, which in turn will help to reduce recidivism and promote public safety.
Specifically, its goal is to improve access to and delivery of standardized screening and assessment, collaborative comprehensive case management, and pre- and post-release programming for returning inmates that address criminogenic risk and needs, including treatment and services that address mental illness and substance abuse.The program prioritizes coordination among corrections, substance abuse, and mental health treatment providers, as well as correctional health, and parole or probation services, which enables the development of collaborative comprehensive case plans that address criminogenic risk, substance abuse, and mental health needs.
Eligible applicants are limited to states, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribes (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior).
Units or components of county or city local government agencies serving adult offenders must apply in Category 2, Competition ID BJA-2019-15324.This program provides for treatment and reentry services for people with co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness returning to the community from incarceration. All applicants must certify that any treatment program proposed in their applications is or will be clinically appropriate for proposed recipients and will provide comprehensive integrated substance abuse and mental illness treatment.
Program Contact: (800) 518-4726