Critical Diversion – Screening for Mental Health

Properly diverting those with mental health issues into treatment rather than punishment provides a clear benefit to communities. Nationwide, the Bureau of Justice Statistics has reported in the past that as many as 64% of people in U.S. jails suffer from some form of mental health issue, and 31% have a major depressive disorder.  With the help of HOK Chicago Architects and Real Time Detention, Davidson is not equipped to properly divert these individuals to an appropriate environment.

Read more about the efforts in Davidson County, Nashville in diverting those with mental health issues into carefully designed surroundings.

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