The Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Response Program is specifically designated to support law enforcement and behavioral health cross-system collaboration and to improve public health and safety responses and outcomes for individuals with MHDs or co-occurring MHSUDs who come into contact with the criminal justice system. BJA is seeking applicants to design or enhance a law enforcement-behavioral health response to people with MHDs and cooccurring MHSUDs who come into contact with law enforcement.
The objectives of the program are to:
OJP Priority Areas: https://bja.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh186/files/media/document/O-BJA-2023-171520.pdf#page=9
Estimated Total Program Funding: