Daily Court Reporter - News Ohioâ€™s Mental Illness and the Courts Initiative Gains National Recognition
Ohioâ€™s Mental Illness and the Courts Initiative Gains National Recognition
Seven states receive grant dollars to start similar program
(Columbus) A conference starts next week bringing together seven states that were recently awarded grant dollars to create a statewide task force led by their Chief Justices to develop and implement policy solutions to issues involving individuals with mental illness in the criminal justice system. The national initiative is modeled after the Supreme Court of Ohioâ€™s Advisory Committee on Mental Illness and the Courts, chaired by Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton. States selected to receive a grant include California, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Nevada, Texas and Vermont.
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Date Published: November 30, -1