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News by Topic: Criminal justice system

Jul 12, 2024 - The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will hold a joint meeting of the National Advisory Councils, the Advisory Committee for Women's Services (ACWS), and the Tribal Technical Advisory Committee (TTAC) on August 28, 2024. Agenda items include remarks from the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use and presentations and discussions on youth engagement efforts, criminal justice, suicide prevention, and general discussions and public comments. Registration is required to attend the meeting. Individuals interested in making oral presentations must notify Carlos Castillo by August 21, 2024.
Source: Federal Register
May 24, 2024 - Discusses the needs of incarcerated people as they re-enter their North Carolina communities. Highlights initiatives to support reentry such as signing up for Medicaid, securing housing, employment, and more. New funding will establish Local Reentry Councils with a focus on rural areas. Discusses the lack of resources in rural communities as a challenge in offering support.
Source: North Carolina Health News