RAND Study Finds Mental Health Courts Have The Potential To Save Taxpayers Money

Wed, 07 Mar 2007 05:00 PM EST

... Special courts that sentence people with mental illness who are convicted of misdemeanors and low-level felonies to treatment instead of jail have the potential to save taxpayers money, according to a RAND Corporation study conducted for the Council of State Governments Justice Center. [click link for full article] ...