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Information on Inmates with Serious Mental Illness and Strategies to Reduce Recidivism- Government Accountability Office

About two-thirds of inmates with a serious mental illness in the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) were incarcerated for four types of offenses—drug (23 percent), sex offenses (18 percent), weapons and explosives…
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TEAM Court Keeps the Mentally Ill Out of Jail – The Pensacola News Journal

Escambia County's TEAM—or Teaching, Education, Accountability and Motivation—Court is a diversion program that provides specialized proceedings for criminal defendants whose mental health was a factor in the criminal offense that they…