MacArthur Mental Health Court Study
Longitudinal study examining the effectiveness of these specialty courts in reducing recidivism, reducing the number of jail days and stays, and increasing access to community mental health and substance use treatment. Included 4 data collection sites (2 in CA, one in MN, and one in IN), 2 samples (newly enrolled MHC clients and a comparison sample of offenders with mental illness in the traditional criminal justice system), 2 interview time points (baseline and 6-month follow-up), and the collection of objective criminal justice and court data up to 18 months post-enrollment in the MHC/post-arrest.
- United States
- MacArthur Mental Health Court Study