NEW JERSEY STUDY COMMISSION ON VIOLENCE REPORT

NEW JERSEY STUDY COMMISSION ON VIOLENCE REPORT
OUT IN COMING WEEKS

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The panel is charged with studying trends and sources of violence and providing recommendations to address violence; identifying and seeking out grants for violence reduction and prevention initiatives; examining the sufficiency of access to mental health treatment in New Jersey and its possible impact on violence; reviewing existing mental health diversion programs that permit defendants to receive community-based treatment in lieu of incarceration; and studying and providing recommendations on whether the community-based mental health treatment system should be expanded statewide.

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