Reports, Publications and Resources

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Mental Health Across the Criminal Legal Continuum: A Summary of Five Years of Research in Ten Counties - April 2019 PDF
Baseline Activity Across Sequential Intercepts by Diversion Pilot Programs: Using a Cohort Sample to Evaluate Diversion - Report on Stage 2 Activities from March 2017 – April 2018   PDF
Mental Health Jail Diversion: Using a Cohort Sample to Evaluate Diversion Across the Sequential Intercept Model – Report on Stage 1 Statewide May – August 2017   PDF
Diversion Pilots: Long-term Outcomes – Aggregate finding across sites for those served between April 1, 2015 and March 31, 2016   PDF
Diversion Pilots: Planning for the Future with Baseline Data – Aggregate findings across sites for those served between April 1, 2015 and September 30, 2015   PDF
Statewide Jail Diversion Pilot Program Implementation Process Report – April – September 2015   PDF
Recommended Best Practices for Jail Diversion for Individuals with Mental Health Disorders (March 2020) - PDF
Opioid Treatment Ecosystem - Developing Pathways to Treatment (April 2020) - PDF
A Comprehensive Review of Six Michigan Counties Pioneering Enhanced Jail-Based MOUD and Community Engagement to Combat the Overdose Crisis (April 2020)  - Temporarily unavailable
COVID-19 in the Michigan Youth Justice System: Crisis, Response & Opportunity (May 2020) - PDF
Michigan Re-entry Project (MI-REP) Innovations During COVID-19 (June 2020) - PDF



Comartin, E. B., Nelson, V., Smith, S., & Kubiak, S. (2020). The Criminal/Legal Experiences of Individuals With Mental Illness Along the Sequential Intercept Model: An Eight-Site Study. Criminal Justice and Behavior.
Huynh, P., Victor, G., & Ray, B. (2020). Using Prescribing and Toxicology Data to Determine Non-Medical Prescription Drug OverdoseAddictive Behaviors Reports, 100289.
Kubiak, S.P., Comartin, E., Hanna, J. & Swanson, L. (2020). Identification, referral, and services for individuals with serious mental illness across multiple jails. The Journal of Correctional Health Care.
Hanna, J., Kubiak, S., Pasman, E., Gaba, A., Andre, M., Smelson, D., & Pinals, D. (2020) Evaluating the implementation of a prisoner re-entry initiative for individuals with opioid use and mental health disorders: Application of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research in a cross-system initiative
McGuire, A. B., Powell, K. G., Treitler, P. C., Wagner, K. D., Smith, K. P., Cooperman, N., Robinson, L., Carter, J., Ray, B., & Watson, D. P. (2020). Emergency department-based peer support for opioid use disorder: Emergent functions and formsJournal of substance abuse treatment108, 82-87.
Comartin, E., Swanson, L., & Kubiak, S. (2019). Mental health crisis location and police transportation decisions: The impact of Crisis Intervention Teams training on crisis center utilization. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 35(2), 241-260.
Kubiak, S.P., Shamrova, D., Comartin, E. & Milanovic, E. (2019). Enhancing knowledge of adolescent mental health among law enforcement: Implementing youth focused Crisis Intervention Teams training. Evaluation & Program Planning, 73, 44-52.
Sightes, E., Ray, B., Paquet, S. R., Bailey, K., Huynh, P., & Weintraut, M. (2019). Police officer attitudes towards syringe services programmingDrug and alcohol dependence205, 107617.
Kubiak, S.P., Comartin, E.  Ray, B. & Tillander, L. (2018). The effect of systems collaboration on the individual outcomes of mental health court participants: A multi-site study. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 60, 64-72.
Kubiak, S.P., Comartin, E., Milanovic, E., Bybee, D., Tillander, E., Rabaut, C., Bisson, H., Dunn, L., Bouchard, M., Hill, T. & Schneider, S. (2018). Countywide implementation of Crisis Intervention Teams: Multiple methods, measures and sustained outcomes.  Behavioral Science and the Law, Special Issue on Diversion, 35(5/6), 456-469 (Invited Paper).
Bailey, K., Paquet, S.R., Ray, B.R., Grommon, E., Lowder, E.M., Sightes, E. (2018). Barriers and facilitators to implementing an urban co-responding police-mental health team. Health Justice 621.
Watson, D.P., Ray, B., Robison, L., Huynh, P., Sightes, E., Walker, L.S., Brucker, K (2018). Lay responder naloxone access and Good Samaritan law compliance: postcard survey results from 20 Indiana counties. Harm Reduct Journal 15, 18.
Ray, B. R., Lowder, E. M., Kivisto, A. J., Phalen, P., & Gil, H. (2018). EMS naloxone administration as non‐fatal opioid overdose surveillance: 6‐year outcomes in Marion County, IndianaAddiction113(12), 2271-2279.
Kubiak, S.P., Roddy., J., Comartin, E. & Tillander, E. (2015). Cost Analysis of Long-term Outcomes of an Urban Mental Health Court. Evaluation and Program Planning, 52, 96-102.
Comartin, E., Kubiak, SP, & Ray, B. (2015). Short and long-term outcomes of mental health court participants by psychiatric diagnosis. Psychiatric Services, 66(9), 923 -929.
Ray, B., Kubiak, S.P., Comartin, E. & Tillander, E. (2015). Mental Health Court Outcomes by Offense Type at Admission.  Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research,42, 323-331.
Kubiak, S., Tillander, E. and Ray, B. (2012). Assessing the role of legal actors across eight mental health courts. MSU Journal of Medicine and Law, 17, 301.

Publications Under Review

Comartin, E., Nelson, V., Hambrick, N. & Kubiak, S. The impact of private, for-profit mental health services within county jails.
Comartin, E., Burgess-Proctor, A., Putans, A., Hicks, M. & Kubiak, S. Assessing the efficacy of mental health jail diversion programs: A multi-site study.
Comartin, E., Nelson, V., Smith, S., & Kubiak, S. The criminal/legal experiences of individuals with mental illness along the Sequential Intercept Model: An eight site study.

Publications In Progress

Willis, T., Comartin, E., & Kubiak, S. (in progress). Recidivism & treatment engagement of individuals with serious mental illness who have multiple contacts with law enforcement officers.
Hicks, D., Comartin, E., & Kubiak, S. (in progress). Coordinating mental health care upon community reentry: Results from a county jail.
Hedden, B., Comartin, E., & Kubiak, S. (in progress). Racial disparities in access to, and utilization of, jail- and community-based mental health treatment.
Hicks, M., Putans, L., Comartin, E., Burgess-Proctor, A., & Kubiak, S. (in progress). Mental health diversion programs impact on women of color.

Related Publications by Team Members

Fries, L., Fedock, G., & Kubiak, S.P. (2014). The role of gender, substance use, and serious mental illness in predicting post jail homelessness. Social Work Research, 38, 107-116. 
Fedock, G., Fries, L. & Kubiak, S.P. (2013). Service needs for incarcerated adults: Exploring gender differences for social work practice. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 52, 493-508.
Kubiak, S.P., Beeble, M. & Bybee, D. (2012). Comparing the validity of the K6 when assessing depression, anxiety and PTSD among male and female jail detainees. Journal of Offender Treatment and Comparative Criminology, 58, 1220-1238.
Kubiak, S.P., Zeoli, A., Essenmacher, L. & Hanna, J. (2011). Transitions between Jail and Community Based Treatment for Individuals with Co-occurring Disorders. Psychiatric Services, 62; 679.











Best Practices, Promising Practices, and Lessons Learned across the Sequential Intercept Model  PDF
Michigan Mental Health Diversion Council 2019 Jail Diversion Summit Presentation  PDF
Law Enforcement Training Options in Michigan   PDF