We work with experts and institutions across the nation to advance knowledge and results in criminal justice and behavioral health research, public policy, and practice.


Our partners include:


Criminal Justice

Community Oriented Correctional Health Services (COCHS)

Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center

Illinois Association for Criminal Justice (IACJ)

Legal Action Center

National Judicial College (NJC)

U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP)

SAMHSA’s GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation

AdCare Criminal Justice Services


Substance Abuse & Mental Health

Advocates for Human Potential (AHP)

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)

Drug Policy Institute (DPI), University of Florida

Great Lakes Addiction Transfer Technology Center (GLATTC)

Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association

Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy (ICDP) at Roosevelt University

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)

U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL)


Research Collaborations

George Mason University’s Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence  (GMU ACE)

Institute of Behavioral Research at Texas Christian University (IBR at TCU)

Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago

Loyola University Chicago, Department of Psychology and Center for the Advancement of Research, Training, and Education (CARTE)

National Development and Research Institutes (NDRI)