This guidebook is targeted to policymakers and emergency response agencies who are considering implementing or expanding crisis response programs in their communities. Crisis response programs are an option for diverting individuals experiencing a crisis from substance use, mental health, or homelessness from the criminal justice system to services. The guidebook describes crisis response programs operating in communities across the country as a starting point for communities to develop their own programs. Programs are categorized using the sequential intercept model and options for intercept level 0 (community based interventions) and intercept level 1 (emergency response interventions) are included with descriptions and links to additional information and resources.
Funding Source: Arnold Ventures
A Guidebook to Reimagining America's Crisis Response System: A Decision-Making Framework for Responding to Vulnerable Populations
A guidebook for policymakers and emergency response agencies who are considering implementing or expanding crisis response programs in their communities from ABT Associates