Stepping Up County Justice Peer Exchange: Maricopa County, Ariz.

Nov. 30, 2017 – Dec. 1, 2017
Contact Nastassia Walsh (202) 942-4289

Join the National Association of Counties and your peers for a one-and-a-half-day peer exchange on county behavioral health and criminal justice issues, hosted in Maricopa County, Ariz. This event will bring together county leaders from across the country to visit Maricopa County and learn about its efforts to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in the jail by impacting the four key measures of the national Stepping Up initiative. Participants will also engage in discussions about how to implement change in their own counties. Please see the draft agenda below.

Draft Agenda

Registration is now closed for this event. 

If you have any questions about this peer exchange, please contact Nastassia Walsh, NACo Program Manager, at 202-942-4289 or

Stepping Up is a national initiative to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jails and is the result of a partnership between the National Association of Counties, the American Psychiatric Association Foundation and the Council of State Governments Justice Center. NACo would like to thank Janssen: Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson for their generous support of this peer exchange and the Stepping Up initiative.

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