Mental Health Court Unit

Mental Health Court is a treatment court designed to provide early identification of individuals with qualifying charges in the criminal justice system who have obvious manifestations of mental illness and/or a documented Axis I mental health diagnosis. The Court provides multi-level benefits for the community, including improving public safety by offering intensive, targeted supervision as well as ongoing monitoring of social services and mental health treatment of individuals who appear before the Court. The participants of Mental Health Court have demonstrated lower recidivism rates.

Elderly woman and caretaker