Items Tagged with 'mental health courts'


Mental health courts expand to treat offenders

Michigan is expanding a system that allows people with a mental illness to be sentenced to treatment rather than serve jail time. Read More

‘In-your-face’ help for mentally ill offenders

Michigan mental health courts see positive results for offenders and community.

August 30, 2013
A three-year evaluation of 10 Michigan mental health courts finds that participants re-offend at significantly lower levels than comparable groups of criminal offenders who do not participate in the mental health courts. Read More