Category archives: Arkansas Hospital Association

Criminal Justice in Crisis: The Intersection of Law Enforcement and Mental Health Care

"We have neglected the mental health challenges in our nation for far too long." - Asa Hutchinson On March 8, 2017, Governor Asa Hutchinson signed Act 423 of 2017, the Criminal Justice Efficiency and Safety Act. Sponsored by Senator Jeremy Hutchinson and Representatives Clarke Tucker and Matthew Shepherd, this bipartisan legislation was the product of two y[...]