Jail Technical Assistance


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General Informational Resources:

General Medication Management in Correctional Settings:

This resource guide covers best practices for prescribing in correctional settings. Topics covered include healthcare concerns related to medication, evidence-based prescribing practices for specific diagnoses, segregated housing, continuity of care, treatment over objection, and medication non-adherence to name a few.

Screening and Assessment:

Substance Use Treatment and Management:

Transition Planning and Continuity of Care:


JTA Resource Links

The Jail Technical Assistance program has been researching and identifying useful information and resources to share with a statewide network consisting of jail administrators, their staff, health services, court personnel, law enforcement, and other state agencies. Below are links to the items that have been distributed since Nov. 2021. 

 Incarceration and the use of segregation in jails:

Behavioral health topics in jails and prisons:

Continuity of care/reentry:

Alternatives to jail: 

Community behavioral health and law enforcement:

Suicide prevention:

Staff training:

Retention, recruitment, and self-care: