Check List Offered to Jails Regarding Inmates with Mental Health/Substance Abuse Disorders
Date:  08-06-2013

SAMHSA forms provide centralized record for jail detainees that can be used in developing a solid reentry plan
The Fortune Society reports:

"The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration GAINS reentry checklist is a quadruplicate form offering a centralized record of an individual’s potential needs and the steps taken by jail staff to ensure those needs are met upon reentry. Based on the APIC Model, GAINS developed the Reentry Checklist to assist jails in transition planning for individuals with mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders."

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