Mental health services costs within the Alberta criminal justice system


Objective: The objective of this paper is to estimate the additional mental health service costs incurred within the criminal justice system that are incurred because of people with mental illnesses who go through the system. Our focus is on costs in Alberta.

Publication Type: Journal Articles

Year of Publication: 2016

Topics: Health Economics / Healthcare Costs, Healthcare Services, Mental Health

Authors: Alain Lesage, Carolyn Dewa, Jessica Moffatt, Philip Jacobs, Thanh Nguyen, Ting Zhang

ISSN: 0160-2527

ISSN (online): 1873-6386

Journal Title: International Journal of Law and Psychiatry

Volume: In Press