Mental health court
- SNAPSHOT: SUCCESS STORY IN REAL LIFE. // Capitol Ideas;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p22
The article offers a story of a homeless man with Schizophrenia, who recovers after showing up at the mental health court in the U.S.
- 'In-your-face' help for mentally ill offenders. Daly, Pete // Grand Rapids Business Journal;9/3/2013, Vol. 31 Issue 35, p3
The article focuses on the results of the three-year evaluation of 10 mental health courts in Michigan conducted by the State Court Administrative Office which show that the recidivism rate of participants was 300% lower than criminal offenders.
- Effect of Mental Health Courts on Arrests and Jail Days: A Multisite Study. Calhoun, Stacy // Criminal Justice Research Review;May/Jun2011, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p84
A review of the article "Effect of Mental Health Courts on Arrests and Jail Days: A Multisite Study," by Henry J. Steadman, Lisa Callahan, Roumen Vesselinov, Pamela Clark Robbins, and Allison Redlich, which appeared in the periodical "Archives of General Psychiatry" in 2011, is presented.
- Mental heath courts could expand. Gaskell, Jon // Michigan Citizen;3/25/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 20, pA1
The article reports that Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has proposed an additional funding of 2.1 million dollars for the mental health courts program, which provides treatment to mentally ill defendants and keeps them from serving jail time.
- Mental heath courts could expand. Faber-Bermudez, Irva // Michigan Citizen;4/8/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 22, pA6
A letter to the editor is presented which discusses the collaboration among the Michigan State Court Administration Office, Third Circuit Judicial Court, and Detroit-Wayne County Community Mental Health Agency to expand the mental health court (MHC) program in Michigan.
- Focus on Problem-Solving Courts. Roberts, Keith // Judges' Journal;Spring2012, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses an article within the issue on the topic of mental health courts.
- Mental Health Courts. Baker, Judge Nannette A. // Judges' Journal;Spring2015, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p1
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various articles within the issue on topics including development of mental health courts in the U.S, experiences of judges in running the courts and diversion courts for individuals charged with minor offenses.
- Research Information on Mental Health Courts. // American Jails;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p97
The article offers information on the publication "Mental Health Courts: A Guide to Research-Informed Policy and Practice," by the Council of State Governments Justice Center in the U.S.
- Lawmakers Look at Expanding Mental Health Monitoring Project. ALI, ANN // State Journal (WV);2/15/2013, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p17
The article reports on the drafted bill which expands the mental health monitoring project, according to West Virginia Supreme Court's Division of Metal Hygiene and Mental Health Court Services Linda Artimez, it will support people medication until they reach the level of not harming themselves.