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SAMHSA, MacArthur Announce Diversion Program for Youth with Behavioral Health Needs

February 4, 2015

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation have announced the 2015–16 Integrated Policy Academy-Action Network Initiative. They will select as many as four states to improve policies and practices to divert justice-involved youth who have behavioral health disorders to community-based services. The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice at Policy Research Associates and the Technical Assistance Collaborative will coordinate this initiative.


Apply by February 6, 2015.

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