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David's Hope

David's Hope Brochure

David's Hope Mission/Vision/Goals


Arizona Justice Alliance

Arizona Justice Alliance Mission
Author: Arizona Justice Alliance


Addiction Treatment

The Spill Over Effect of Untreated Mental Illnesses and Substance Use Disorders on State Budgets
Author: National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare


Arizona Corrections

Mentally ill prisoners must have proper care
Author: Mary Lou Brncik

2012 Class Action Lawsuit against ADOC

2013 Order Granting Class Certification in AZ Prison Lawsuit
Author: U.S. District Court AZ

AZ State Profile
Author: Council of State Governments

Critics: 'Maximum security' a factor in prison suicide rate
Author: Bob Ortega

Private Prisons: The Public's Problem
Author: Caroline Isaacs

Recent and Projected Growth of the Arizona Prison Population
Author: Council of State Governments


Arizona Jails

Maricopa Jail Rules
Author: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

Suicide Prevention Program 2013
Author: Maricopa County Correctional Health Services



Decriminalizing Mental Illness in GA
Author: Rankin and Teegardin

Effective Prison Oversight
Author: Michele Deitch


Criminal Justice - Mental Health Online Resources

Criminal Justice/Mental Health Online Resources - Revised 07/12/2013
Author: Florida's Eleventh Judicial Circuit Criminal Mental Health Project


Crisis Intervention Teams

Crisis Intervention Team Core Elements
Author: Dupont, Cochran, Pillsbury



Buried Alive: Solitary Confinement in Arizona's Prisons and Jails
Author: American Friends Service Committee

A Culture of Harm
Author: Craig Haney

Ending Solitary Confinement: Dangers of Isolation for Vulnerable Populations
Author: Alessandra Soler, ACLU of AZ

Lifetime Lockdown
Author: Lowen and Isaacs

Mentally Ill in South Carolina's Prisons Suffer Decades of Abuse and Neglect
Author: Solitary Watch

Psychiatric Effects of Solitary Confinement
Author: Stuart Grassian

Reassessing Solitary Confinement: The Human Rights, Fiscal and Public Safety Consequences
Author: Senate Judiciary Committee

Solitary 101
Author: Solitary Watch

Solitary Confinement: FAQ
Author: Solitary Watch

Survivors Manual
Author: American Friends Service Committee

USA Cruel Isolation: Amnesty International's Concerns About Conditions in Arizona Maximum Security Prisons
Author: Amnesty International


Juvenile Justice

Arizona's Juvenile Court Counts
Author: David Redpath

Defending Childhood - executive summary
Author: Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence

Defending Childhood - full report
Author: Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence

Growing Up Locked Down
Author: Human Rights Watch and the ACLU

Kids in Cages featuring Michelle Deitch
Author: Rose Cahalan

No Place for Kids
Author: Annie Casey Foundation

Re-Directing Justice: The Consequences of Prosecuting Youth as Adults and the Need to Restore Judicial Oversight
Author: Colorado Juvenile Defender Coalition


Mental Illness and the Courts

Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System
Author: Tammy Wray

Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System, part 2
Author: Tammy Wray

Michigan Bar Journal
Author: David A. Hoort



A National Overview of Offender Reentry
Author: Gary B. Kempker

Felon Disenfranchisement
Author: The Sentencing Project

Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee Weed and Seed Reentry Initiative
Author: U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Arizona

LECC Reentry Initiative
Author: US Attorney's Office AZ

Putting the Pieces Together
National Institute of Corrections

Reducing Crime & Generating Savings: Options for Arizona Policymakers
Author: Council of State Governments

The Revolving Door of America's Prisons
Author: Pew Center on the States


Removing Barriers to Treatment

More Mentally Ill Persons Are in Jails and Prisons Than Hospitals: A Survey of the States
Author: Treatment Advocacy Center

No Room at the Inn
Author: Treatment Advocacy Center

Untreated mental illness an imminent danger?
Producer: 60 Minutes

The Shortage of Public Hospital Beds for Mentally Ill Persons
Author: Treatment Advocacy Center


Resource Guides

AZ Non-Medicaid Resource Guide
Author: Southwest Network

Phoenix Resource Guide
Author: Fechtmeyer, Goodman and Hurley

Recovery Homes List
Author: Community Bridges

Resource Guide AWEE
Author: AZ Women's Education and Employment Inc.


Sentencing Reform

Throwing Away the Key
Author: Caroline Isaacs

Turning the Corner
Author: Judith Greene