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Allegheny County, like much of Western Pennsylvania, is in the midst of an opioid overdose epidemic and it is vitally important that County residents...

With more than 2100 suicides occurring from 2002 through 2014, and with an average annual rate of 13 suicides per 100,000 residents, Allegheny County’s...

This dashboard presents the pattern of involuntary commitment petitions such as client demographics, role of petitioner and authorizer, and evaluation facility. It complements the...

An involuntary commitment is an application for emergency evaluation and treatment for a person who is considered to be a danger to self or...

The high percentage of inmates with mental health and/or substance use issues presents significant challenges to the correctional system. Untreated behavioral health issues contribute...

Although prenatal drug/alcohol exposure cases accounted for less than two percent of child welfare referrals in Allegheny County, this exposure can have significant health...

Focus groups with youth and caregivers identified a number of concerns about the way in which psychotropic medications were prescribed to youth in a...

United Way of Allegheny County This report analyzes the numbers and needs of young adults with significant medical, intellectual, communication and/or behavioral challenges Click to read...

Allegheny County’s System of Care Initiative consisted of three federal grants designed to improve the functioning of system-involved children and youth with serious emotional...

Addressing the specific needs of youth across multiple life domains as they transition from the children’s behavioral health treatment system to the adult treatment...

This report summarizes the development, implementation and evaluation of a crisis intervention training program designed to teach police officers how to identify and intervene...

Northwestern University Click to read the full report.

This report provides an overview of Allegheny County's Juvenile Justice Related Services, created to ensure that adolescents in the juvenile justice system who are...

Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law Click to read the full report.

RESPOND is an intensive treatment program designed to serve youth whose multiple needs (intellectual disability and significant behavioral challenges) are not able to be...

Starting Early Together, a program of Allegheny County’s System of Care Initiative, was designed to serve children under six with serious emotional disturbances, and...

This analysis uses summary violations and criminal convictions to compare recidivism rates of graduates of the Allegheny County Mental Health Court, which was established...

The Politics of Mental Illness, The American Prospect Special Report Click to read the full report.

U.S. News and World Report Click to read the full report.

American Jails Magazine, November/December 2007 Click to read the full report.

National Network on Youth Transition for Behavioral Health Examines the results of the Partnerships for Youth Transitions initiatives funded by SAMHSA in five communities across...

RAND Corporation Click to read the full report.