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.

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

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