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“Every step [of the criminal justice process] is an opportunity to intercept people with mental illness and provide them with intervention,” he said, noting that an adaptation of the model for patients with addictions is also in the works.

He and Dr. Bazzi also focused on where psychiatrists, as experts in both mental health and addiction, can fit into the process.

Dr. Bazzi and Dr. Aoun reported having no disclosures.


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