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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...

Allegheny County is in the midst of an opiate overdose epidemic. The ability of County government and engaged stakeholders to implement evidence-based strategies to...

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...

This report provides a description of the DUI Alternative to Jail Program and its impact on the systems and individuals involved. Click to read the...

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