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Judicial Equality for Mental Illness Makes Strides in Reform

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Judicial Equality for Mental Illness members pose at an Arkansas Citizens First Congress meeting in Little Rock.

The Judicial Equality for Mental Illness coalition, or JEMI, established in 2012, has been pressing for mental health care crisis intervention facilities and resources for individuals with mental illness to divert them from jails or even state prison. We get a progress report.   

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