Tag Archive for: mental health court


Cincinnati Shooter’s Family Begged Courts to Force Him into Mental Health Treatment

Family members of the man who killed three and wounded two before being gunned down by Cincinnati police Thursday had fought to get him committed to a mental health facility, according to Florida court records obtained by The Enquirer. On…
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Study Finds Mental Health Court Curbs Recidivism – Medical Express

The Florida Institute of technology released a new study finding that defendants who completed mental health court experienced dramatically reduced recidivism rates within three years of release. The study also found that those who re-offended…
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TEAM Court Keeps the Mentally Ill Out of Jail – The Pensacola News Journal

Escambia County's TEAM—or Teaching, Education, Accountability and Motivation—Court is a diversion program that provides specialized proceedings for criminal defendants whose mental health was a factor in the criminal offense that they…