New Edition of Essential Elements of a Mental Health Court

On February 1, 2008, the Council of State Governments Justice Center released an updated edition of Improving Responses to People with Mental Illnesses: The Essential Elements of a Mental Health Court. The publication is the result of many rounds of rigorous review and describes the 10 important program elements that jurisdictions should consider when planning, implementing or enhancing a mental health court. To download the report click here. for more information and to read the full press release click here.