https://bgc.pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/BHJC-CC.jpg 683 1024 Cameron Rohall http://bgc.pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/logotext_360x70.png Cameron Rohall2016-06-13 12:52:182016-08-25 04:30:152016 Runner Up: Multi-Tiered Behavioral Health Facility Diverts Individuals from the Criminal Justice System
A community-based facility that would provide multi-tiered support services and short- and long-term treatment for individuals with serious mental illness, as an alternative to incarceration.
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Prisons and jails have become our country's de facto mental health institutions. Our criminal justice system has become a revolving door for vulnerable people who need treatment but instead face imprisonment and conditions that exacerbate their afflictions. Learn about some promising reform initiatives - and submit your own idea!
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With more than 2 million Americans in jail and 68 million with…
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Discover how an innovative housing and treatment program uses small farm-driven entrepreneurial enterprise to improve prisoner recovery, skillset development, and workforce integration.
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Find out how Massachusetts can A repurpose its corrections facilities to accommodate an expansion of reentry programming and maximize utilization of DOC resources.
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Learn about a new education and re-entry initiative wherein high performing prisoners serving mid-to-long term sentences could earn a four-year college degree and repay the state for educating them through government employment.