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Program outline from the National GAINS Center on developing a recovery-oriented, consumer-driven system of care for justice-involved people with mental illness.



This article from the Institute of Behavioral Research at Texas Christian University focuses on the process of program change, organization readiness for change assessments, and other references.



An approach to increase the mental health worker\'s capacity to provide quality clinical work in therapeutic settings involving incarceration and re-entry.



The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) was created to prohibit discrimination based on disability. Although many individuals filed claims alleging discrimination in the workplace based on disability, the federal courts, led by the U.S. Supreme Court, adopted an increasingly constricted interpretation of key provisions of the ADA. As a result, many individuals with serious impairments were found by the courts to not be disabled. In 2008 Congress overturned these court decisions by enacting the ADA Amendments Act. These amendments overrule several decisions by the United States Supreme Court that narrowed the applicability of the ADA, and they restore the ADA to its original intent.



The 21st Century Cures Act is a first-of-its-kind law. It lays out comprehensive steps designed to increase the pace of approvals.The act includes a wide range of processes, including the discovery of cures in basic science, streamlining the drug and device development process, and unleashing the power of digital medicine and social media at the treatment delivery phase.