Step Up Arizona 2017 was held on August 24-25 at Embassy Suites Hilton Phoenix - Tempe. The two day Mental Health Criminal Justice Summit included our fourth annual David's Hope Awards Dinner at which 300 attendees gathered together to honor law enforcement officers who have exemplified outstanding service and leadership in response to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. Judicial officers and community members who have shown outstanding service and leadership in mental health criminal justice collaboration were also awarded.
Stakeholders from across Arizona participated in the summit as Nastassia Walsh, Program Manager, National Association of Counties, headed up the event as our keynote presenter. Nastassia provided an in depth look at implementation of the national Stepping Up Initiative across the nation.
Listed here, you will find our summit presentation materials: