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Transforming Behavioral Health and Justice Systems in Texas

Texas Behavioral Health and Justice Technical Assistance Center
Nearly 40% of people arrested and booked into Texas county jails struggle with mental illness and substance use disorders. The Texas Behavioral Health and Justice Technical Assistance Center works to reduce this number by providing specialized training and guidance for behavioral health and justice system professionals.

Our Services

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Technical Assistance
Request personalized support and resources for your community.
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Sequential Intercept Mapping
Resource mapping and strategic planning support through Sequential Intercept Model Mapping workshops.
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Innovative Texas Programs
Spotlight on programs helping to reduce and prevent Texans with mental illness and substance disorders from becoming involved in the justice system.
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Learn and Engage
Behavioral health and justice learning groups offering collaboration with system leaders across Texas.


Planning for Diversion: A Texas Diversion Center Workbook
Strategic Plan
Competency Restoration Guide
Competency Restoration Jails Courts
Six Steps to Establishing a Jail In-Reach Program
Jails Courts Across the SIM Competency Restoration
Youth SIM Best Practices
Across the SIM Jails Courts

Upcoming Events

11 Dec
12:00 - 1:30 pm, Eastern
How Technical Assistance Improves Responses to People with Behavioral Health Needs in the Justice and Crisis Systems - CSG Justice Center
03 Mar
06 Mar
Sugar Land, Texas
Texas Probation Association 50th Anniversary - Spring Conference 2024
18 Mar
20 Mar
South Padre Island, Texas
2024 Texas Crisis Intervention Team Association Conference
26 Mar
28 Mar
Fort Worth, TX
TASC Conference
15 Apr
17 Apr
St. Louis, Missouri