The first of five Conference of Chief Justices-Conference of State Court Administrators (CCJ-COSCA) Regional Summits to Improve the Court and Community Response to Mental Illness and Co-Occurring Disorders was held in May 2019 in Sun Valley, Idaho for the Western Region. The second was held in October 2019 in Deadwood, South Dakota for the Midwest Region. The third Summit for the Southern Region was held in April 2022 in Austin, Texas.
Representatives from 17 states and territories attended the Southern Region Summit, which featured national and regional speakers. Multidisciplinary state teams also had the opportunity to collaborate and identify state priorities for change.