For people with serious mental illnesses and complex disabling conditions, criminal justice involvement is an expectation—not an exception—yet the system fails to account for it. Despite the efforts of states, counties, providers, clinicians, and advocates, the system is organized for failure, with jail as the ultimate safety net. Creating special funding streams in a dysfunctional system will not solve the problem. Instead, all of our existing resources must be used more effectively to better engage individuals at risk of incarceration. There are strategies that properly applied in a timely way can help people avoid jail and achieve recovery. We are all capable of—and responsible for—engaging in a process to improve care for this population. As a committee we are planning to tackle this issue in our work, and we invite everyone to join us.