The Police Treatment and Community Collaborative (PTACC) works to help law enforcement, treatment providers and their community partners develop alternative pathways to arrest and prosecution for individuals with substance use disorder and mental health conditions. This document defines the guiding principles for their work and briefly review the 5 pathways PTACC has designed for pre-arrest diversion programs.
Funding Source: Police Treatment and Community Collaborative, Center for Health and Justice, Treatment Alternatives for Safer Communities
Principles to Guide Behavioral Health Practice in Pre-Arrest Diversion Programs
An overview of the principles guiding the Police Treatment and Community Collaborative approach to providing substance use disorder and behavioral health services in lieu of arrest and prosecution.