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SAMHSA releases guidelines for people with MH or SUD transitioning from jails and prisons

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released an implementation guide titled, Guidelines for Successful Transition of People with Mental or Substance Use Disorders from Jail and Prison: Implementation Guide.

This publication provides behavioral health, correctional, and community stakeholders with examples of the implementation of successful strategies for transitioning people with mental or substance use disorders from institutional correctional settings into the community.

The publication also highlights prevalence of mental and substance use disorders in correctional settings.

Access the publication here.

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