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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Durham County Receives $749K Grant for Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring SA/MI

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on October 1, 2018 that Durham County’s Criminal Justice Resource Center will receive a $749,771 grant for Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness. This three-year program from the DOJ, the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) under the Second Chance Act aims to provide standardized screening and assessment; collaborative comprehensive case management; and pre- and post-release programming that address criminogenic risk and needs, including mental illness and substance abuse.

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