Save the Date: Oct 4th Innovations in Diversion and ATI for People with Serious Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders: Closing in on Closing Rikers
As New York City embarks on a path to close Rikers and reform its criminal justice system, this forum will highlight innovative and successful criminal justice diversion and ATI programs in Florida and Texas targeted at those with mental illness and substance use disorders.
Save the Date: Oct 3rd Innovations in Criminal Justice Diversion and ATI Programs from NY, FL, and TX
The Greenburger Center is pleased to partner with the Metro Industrial Areas Foundation and the New York Daily News to sponsor a community forum on the mass incarceration of people with mental illness and substance use disorders. From Left: Brooklyn Administrative and Mental Health Court Judge Matthew D'Emic; Miami-Dade, Florida Mental Health Court Judge Steven Leifman, Behavioral Health Care Expert Leon Evans of San Antonio, Texas.
Len Elmore joined forces with the Greenburger Center because he knows firsthand about mental illness, substance use disorders and the criminal justice system. His two older brothers died from drug use and his father was murdered by Marvin Penick, a man with mental illness and a co-occuring drug addiction who was released from prison on a violent assault charge without having received treatment.