The Criminalization of Mental Illness: Crisis & Opportunity for the Justice System. Risdon N. Slate, Ph.D. Professor of Criminology Florida Southern College. Prevalence of Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System.
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The Criminalization of Mental Illness: Crisis & Opportunity for the Justice System
Risdon N. Slate, Ph.D.
Professor of Criminology
Florida Southern College
The Sequential Intercept Model viewed as a series of filters
Source: Munetz, Mark and Griffin, Patricia. “Use of the Sequential Intercept Model as an Approach to Decriminalization of People With Serious Mental Illness.” (2006) Psychiatric Services 57:544-549.
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