Through a culture of collaboration, Johnson County, Kan., has developed numerous systems and processes to help collect, share and use data on individuals who come into contact with their county’s justice and human services systems, including those with behavioral health needs. The county uses these systems and processes to inform policy and funding priorities to better identify individuals with mental health treatment needs and connect them to services.
About Nastassia Walsh (Full Bio)
Associate Program Director – JusticeNastassia Walsh is an Associate Program Director for Justice at the National Association of Counties (NACo). In this role, she focuses primarily on providing educational programming on the intersection of mental health and justice and other criminal justice areas.
More from Nastassia Walsh
- Stepping Up and Data-Driven Justice: Using Data to Identify and Serve People who Frequently Utilize Health, Human Services and Justice Systems
- Stepping Up and Data-Driven Justice: Using and Sharing Data Across Health, Human Services and Justice Systems to Improve Responses for People Who Have Mental Illnesses