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Sequential Intercept Mapping (SIM) Process


Alameda County launched a Sequential Intercept Mapping (SIM) planning process in 2017, gathering over 100 diverse stakeholders from local government, community based organizations, and medical/behavioral health providers to:

1) develop a comprehensive picture of how people with mental health (MH) or substance use disorder (SUD) conditions flow through the criminal justice system within Alameda County;

2) identify gaps, resources, and opportunities for individuals in this population; and

3) develop and prioritize strategies to improve system- and service-level responses for individuals in the target population. The SIM process identified unmet needs for the reentry population including mental health services, substance use disorder recovery services, and housing resources.

Justice Involved Mental Health Taskforce

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