News & Events


The News & Events page provides CJMHSA Reinvestment applicants and grantees with upcoming funding opportunities, webinars, and community events.

Funding Opportunities:


Criminal Justice, Mental Health and Substance Aubse (CJMHSA) Reinvestment Grant Request for Applications

Applications deadline: February 5, 2019 11 a.m.



SAMHSA funding opportunities can be found here.



For information regarding the most recent CJMHSA TAC quarterly webinar, please visit: CJMHSA TAC Quarterly Updates.



Landmark Florida Legislation Sets New Standard for Data Collection and Transparency

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed legislation on March 30 making Florida the first in the country to require all of its counties to collect data pertaining to courts, jails, policing, and prisons in a statewide system that is publicly accessible.

What are Florida's Laws Surrounding Mental Health and Gun Access?

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Steven Leifman, a judge for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida, who says it's very hard to get on that list. Leifman also advises the Florida Supreme Court on criminal justice and mental health.

 Fresh Start Consumer Network of Florida

Consumer Network Times Newsletter, January-February 2018