The Behavioral Health Guide emphasizes the importance of addressing mental illness through collaborative efforts of the justice and behavioral health systems. Arrest and incarceration should be a last resort for individuals with serious mental illness. Further, the Guide is presented in support of the work of the National Judicial Task Force and the development of statewide multi-branch commissions, committees, or task forces focused on this issue while encouraging all state and local courts to lead and promote systemic change in the ways courts and communities respond to individuals with serious mental illness
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