Brooklyn (NY) Mental Health Court

This program seeks to divert mentally ill adults who have committed misdemeanor and felony offenses away from the justice system and into treatment. The goals of the program are to ensure participants receive treatment for their mental disorders and do…

This program seeks to divert mentally ill adults who have committed misdemeanor and felony offenses away from the justice system and into treatment. The goals of the program are to ensure participants receive treatment for their mental disorders and do not have future contact with the justice system. The program is rated Promising. Overall, there was significant effects on re-arrests and re-convictions.

from http://www.crimesolutions.gov/

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