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Testimony in Support of H.2008/S.1815

Testimony

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MAMH's testimony in support of H.2008/S.1815, An Act to reinvest justice and opportunity in communities affected by incarceration. People with behavioral health conditions are overrepresented in every aspect of the criminal legal system due to a behavioral health system that has failed to meet their needs. We know that job training, job creation, and job placement – the purposes of the Strong Communities and Workforce Development Fund – can be critical components to supporting recovery and successful outcomes.