Adult Behavioral Health Court Program

This program is designed to offer alternative treatment options to incarceration of mentally ill offenders who are on felony probation, Post Release Community Supervision, or Mandatory Community Supervision.  This program is a collaborative partnership between BHRS, County Judge, Deputy District Attorney, Deputy Public Defender, and Deputy Probation Officer.  The program is tailored to the specific needs of the consumer, who agrees to participate in this program, and can last between 12 and 18 months in a structured three phase treatment program. Consumers who successfully complete this program may have their chargers reduced to a misdemeanor and/or termination of probation.