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NAMI CA Town Hall with the Council on Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health (CCJBH) - Shared screen with speaker view
Lael Walz
33:33
ACE scores are important, but my husband was incarcerated clearly due to mania. Period.
Modesta Pulido
34:53
latinX lack of services for many decades in jail are mistreated and discriminated against for centuries.
Modesta Pulido
37:25
Ricardo and Modesta from Nami LA County Nami southbay español hola!
Jolissa Hebard
38:30
Extremely unfortunate that Jerry Brown vetoed AB 2691 Trauma Informed Schools Initiative…We need support for another bill like this. We need to identify early if PEI is going to work.
Lana Sue Sawyer
40:23
Could the link under Negative Outcomes be put up in the chat here so we can copy it?
Tory M
41:55
Lana we will send out the information for you in our follow up email
Jacqueline Duenez
42:21
Will the follow up email include the slides?
Angela Brand, NAMI California
42:53
Yes, the follow up wil have all the materials shared, including the links and slides.
Jacqueline Duenez
43:02
Thank you
Angela Brand, NAMI California
43:33
“Jail Incarceration, Homelessness, and Mental Health: A National Study” (Psychiatry Services, 2008), available at ps.psychiatryonline.org/doi/full/10.1176/ps.2008.59.2.170.
Angela Brand, NAMI California
44:11
https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/ccjbh/2019/01/11/ccjbh-informational-briefing-jan-23-2019/
Poshi Walker (ze/zir)
44:15
45% reconnection rate for the general population is also really high!
Poshi Walker (ze/zir)
45:48
*re-conviction (darn auto correct!)
Anita Fisher
46:42
Can you speak about SB-215 Diversion: mental disorders.
Joe Rose
46:53
Lack of Education. What type of education.
Lana Sue Sawyer
49:29
I think the same figures can appropriately be applied to persons in County Jails as well as prisons
Romana Barajas
50:26
That is hard to believe when the incarcerated are getting the older psychotropic medication to be cost effective instead of focusing on the reduction of symptoms
Romana Barajas
53:37
More assistance in the criminal court hearing. There is no support and it's family members that need to get involved with any kind of evaluations
Joan Uhlig
01:00:26
I'm all for reduction of incarcerated people across the board BUT, we are doing a horrible job supporting them re-entering communities, especially with Covid-19.
Steve McNally (OC)
01:01:46
Orange County is putting the MH and SUD beds under the sheriff *****Community Corrections System: Integrated Services 2025 Vision Report; and direct County Executive Office to incorporate Integrated Services Strategic Priorities, Action Items, Targets and Outcomes into County's Strategic Financial Plan - All Districts http://cams.ocgov.com/Web_Publisher_Sam/mainlist.asp?docid=00000023&docname=Agenda10_22_2019.htm&meetdate=10_22_2019&pagendatypeid=1&pisagenda=0
Anita Fisher
01:04:17
The CJ data seems to be the same over the years. How many more studies are needed? The number of people ending up in Jail/Prison has not changed. The questions not asked are what happened/what services did not work/ were not available prior to the crisis that caused the arrest. People who are well in Recovery don't end up in jail, people in Crisis "deemed" to break the law while symptomatic end up in jail/prison. Is there such a study?
Steve McNally (OC)
01:07:09
http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201920200SB665 *******SB-665: Mental Health Services Fund: county jails.----Amended to allow MHSA innovation funds for jails--"From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on HEALTH."==Author Umberg
Joe Rose
01:08:05
What, if anything, is the CCJBH doing to decriminalize mental illness? For example, use of a medical rather than a police transport statewide. This alone would reduce trauma associated with an intake.
Steve McNally (OC)
01:08:24
Is there a felony diversion court operating in CA? Miami has one
Rowena Rucker
01:09:22
Thank you again and I will reach out to Stephanie through her email for additional questions not covered today.
Amber Mullen
01:10:31
How a family member can advocate for a mental health diversion plan in court? Who to contact? public defender? -San Diego,Ca.
Amber Mullen
01:11:41
keeping in mind no one is in the courthouse here, it’s through audio/ video.
Rowena Rucker
01:12:43
I totally agree with Stephanie on this issue.
Michael Lim
01:14:24
What are the top 3 charges that land a Juvenile in to the Criminal Justice System?
Mernie Aste
01:14:35
Areta Crowell addressed this in San Diego in the 80s and 90s. The research has been clear for decades. There was a 3 year study on "Intensive Case Management" that was very successful. Then the study ended and so did the Intensive Case Management.
Crystal Widado
01:14:58
As a high school student, what are some ways my peers and I can actively advocate for policy changes and bills that should be put in place? Any and all ideas are appreciated. Thank you so much for all this information by the way!! I really appreciate it.
Rosalio Cobian
01:15:07
Do you know if state hospitals will be taking new commitments soon?
Mary-Frances Walsh
01:15:31
Is there any source for information about potential cost savings… if medical responses to mental health or substance use crises replaced law enforcement responses (when appropriate).
Poshi Walker (ze/zir)
01:15:39
I think it’s important to state that a majority of mental health advocates are opposed to SB665, including as amended. MHSA dollars should not be used in jails and prisons. This bill goes against the MHSA for multiple reasons.
Poshi Walker (ze/zir)
01:16:54
Also, NAMI CA is on record as being opposed to SB 665, as well.
Steve McNally (OC)
01:17:50
I think it would be helpful to know what county data has to be reported to the state agency.. This would help us get data locally...very difficult to get data from county depts .and state assn's do not seem to report county by county data
Willard Wynn
01:18:01
Riverside County has a family Advocate Program
Joe Rose
01:18:22
We go to the Mental Health Advisory Board's Criminal Justice Committee for this. It is chaired by a public defender.
Mary-Frances Walsh
01:19:37
What about adults? Top three reasons?
Nina Ericksen
01:21:32
sorry I am so late joining and I want to know what has been said. Will there any recording be available?
Lael Walz
01:23:33
Our County is utilizing the Stepping Up Initiative to address intercept mapping, stats in the jail, stakeholder involvement etc. Is this common?
Mary-Frances Walsh
01:24:59
Yes, adults with Mental Illness
carol gosho
01:25:07
Is your Council a result of the Nov 2000 Little Hoover Commission report on mental health services in CA?
Steve McNally (OC)
01:27:52
The Full Service Partnerships (FSP) Dashboard includes data on money, clients, and outcomes for MHSA-funded FSP programs. http://transparency.mhsoac.ca.gov/fsp
Nina Ericksen
01:29:28
if my adult child with Schizophrenia gets arrested again, is there a
Steve McNally (OC)
01:30:12
Where do we find the list of counties .Stepping Up and funding sources...what presentations have you done to CSAC if any, can you share
Nina Ericksen
01:30:41
an organization that would help to advocate or suppprt before charges are filed. my experience is once the charges are filed the ball is rolling and there is no stopping it
Rosalio Cobian
01:32:24
Is DSH going to start taking new commitments that have been in jail for an extended period of time from even before COVID-19 hit. They have been in custody since before and unexposed but DSH still not taking them for treatment?
Steve McNally (OC)
01:32:51
is there a group of counties that get it that we can share with electeds
Lael Walz
01:36:20
Since the DA controls charging, are there efforts to education DAs like there is CIT for law enforcement?
Rowena Rucker
01:37:07
Great question Lael Walz!
Jolissa Hebard
01:37:35
AGREE!! Great idea!
Rowena Rucker
01:38:02
PD and Judges as well!
Anita Fisher
01:38:26
Those solutions Stephanie just mentioned are what is needed. Needed for years and years!!!
Jacqueline Duenez
01:39:46
In San Bernardino County our CIT program also trains the district attorneys office and the public defenders office. Reach out to your CIT team. Maybe they CAN help.
Romana Barajas
01:40:21
My son's attorney stated it was best not to go to trial because people would rather have a person with mental health incarcerated than in their neighborhood
Romana Barajas
01:40:25
Defending lawyers should also be trained
Romana Barajas
01:40:56
If your on parole you cannot get any kind of services through DMH in LA County. This includes FSP
Jolissa Hebard
01:41:21
How can we partner organizations like CCJBH, NAMI and LEAP (law enforcement action partnership) to create a wave of change? these changes are proven, needed and now it is time to get them done.
ralph nelsom
01:41:39
some states have limited CIT for pd,fas and judes
Angela Brand, NAMI California
01:42:08
https://namica.org/townhall/
Lana Sue Sawyer
01:42:28
Thank you for the presentation today
Daphne Salazar
01:43:14
Thank you so much. Have a great day.
Brianna Vargas
01:43:15
angela@namica.org
Alex Fuentes
01:43:18
Thank you!
Crystal Widado
01:43:21
thank you!!
carol gosho
01:43:30
Thank you for this presentation!
Brianna Vargas
01:43:41
Don't forget to fill out our evaluation!
Brianna Vargas
01:44:00
We appreciate your feedback. Thanks to all! :)
Ragini L NAMI CA
01:44:16
Thank you everyone! Have a great rest of your week :)