MIOTCRAMentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act
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More services for probationers and parolees were provided through MIOTCRA in 2004, which was designed to help states and counties carry out collaborative efforts between criminal justice and mental health systems.
By enacting the MIOTCRA, it appears that Congress was tired of the conditions that mentally ill inmates were being forced to live with while in prison.
Miraculously, Congress recognized the problems surrounding mentally ill inmates and enacted the MIOTCRA, which provides a Federal grant to jurisdictions specifically used for the health care of mentally ill inmates as well as those who suffer from substance abuse.