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TASC’s Center for Health and Justice connects research, practice, and policy to help build a healthier, safer, and more just society.

  • STRATEGIC THINKING
    & ACTION PLANNING

    Our team of CHJ experts combines smart policy, data, and decades of TASC justice, equity, and clinical work

    to create custom community solutions

    to create custom community solutions

  • BUILDING COLLABORATIONS
    & PARTNERSHIPS

    We connect people who work within and/or have lived experience in justice and health systems to practical, effective strategies

    that improve outcomes

    that improve outcomes

  • SMART SOLUTIONS FOR
    SYSTEMS CHANGE

    We bring research to practice and practice to research, building on decades of client services

    and experience that matters

    and experience that matters

Treatment & Recovery in the Community
Law Enforcement
Deflection & Pre-Arrest Diversion
Prosecutorial Diversion
Jail

Prison
Parole
Post-Prison Reentry
Courts & Probation
Law Enforcement
Deflection & Pre-Arrest Diversion

Prosecutorial Diversion

Jail
Courts & Probation

Prison

Parole
Post-Prison Reentry

RECENT WORK
  • Expert Area

    Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP)

    Factsheet / Handout

    COVID-19: 10 Steps for Deflection and Pre-Arrest Diversion During and After the Pandemic

    Expert Area

    Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN)

    Expert Area

    The Police, Treatment and Community Collaborative (PTACC)

  • Expert Area

    Justice Leaders Systems Change Initiative (JLSCI)

    Expert Area

    Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT)

    Expert Area

    Cook County Health

    Expert Area

    Colombo Plan/INL

  • Expert Area

    NIJ/RAND

    Expert Area

    Law Enforcement & Pre-arrest Diversion

    Jac Charlier

    Joel K. Johnson

TASC NEWS & RELATED ISSUES
  • TASC News

    TASC Moderated Webinar Sounds an Alarm on Drug Adulterants Impacting Overdose, Chronic Health Problems, Naloxone Use

    TASC News

    Biden 2022 Drug Strategy Cites TASC’s Specialized Case Management; Boosts FY23 Treatment, Prevention Funding

    Related Issues

    Overdose deaths continued to rise in 2021, reaching historic highs

    Related Issues

    New Findings on the State of Our Mental Health: “This Is a Wakeup Call”

  • TASC News

    TASC Applauds POTUS Announcement and Congressman Davis’ Role in Second Chance Act Creation

    TASC in the News

    Model Deflection Law a Milestone in the Growth of a Winning Strategy Against Substance Use

    Related Issues

    Analysis: As Teen Mental Health Worsens, Schools Learn How to Help

    Related Issues

    Medicaid Expansion Boosted Coverage for Adults with Legal Involvement

  • TASC News

    First Responder Deflection eCourse Now Available from JCOIN

    TASC News

    TASC Featured in White House Release of Model Law to Expand Deflection Programs

    TASC News

    Black History Month 2022: Focusing on Health and Wellness

    TASC News

    2021 Health & Justice Legislative Scorecard: A Review of IL General Assembly Advancing Community Needs