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The Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Act

H.R. 401: Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Act of 2013

Summary: To reauthorize and improve the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act of 2004. (More Info)

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Association of the United States Navy 2,146 Facebook fans 145 Twitter followers

Dear Representative Nugent,

On behalf of the Association of the United States Navy (AUSN), we are writing to express our support for your bill H.R. 401, the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Act (JMHCA) of 2013. This bill would authorize the Attorney General to award grants to establish or expand Veterans treatment court programs, which involve collaboration among criminal justice, Veterans, and mental health and substance abuse agencies to provide qualified Veterans with intensive judicial supervision and case management, treatment services, and other appropriate services, including housing, transportation, job training, education, and assistance in obtaining benefits.

As the United ...

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