Two Studies Will Examine the Prevalence of Suicide Among Police and Inmates
NIJ has announced two new awards intended to help improve health and safety within the nation’s criminal justice system by producing evidence-based practices for self-harm and suicide intervention.
NIJ has awarded a grant of $499,000 to the RAND Corporation to examine how law enforcement agencies nationwide are attempting to prevent suicide among their employees.
In collaboration with the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Mental Health and Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, NIJ awarded a grant of $851,421 to Michigan State University to address the gap in evidence-based suicide prevention among inmates and former inmates. Read the press release.