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More Than 1 in 9 Adults With Co-Occurring Mental Illness & Substance Use Disorders Arrested Annually

Policymakers are increasingly focused on justice system interactions with and outcomes for people with either mental illness or substance use disorders. What has received less attention, however, is the extent to which people with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders (hereafter called co-occurring disorders) become involved with the justice system.


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