Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Mental Health Policy in the News
Illinois' mental health court system will be under review next month. Judges will begin assessing the courts to make sure everything is up to par and running smoothly. These courts have proved to be very successful when it comes to the complex issue of mentally ill offenders. There are currently eight mental health courts in Illinois that were created from the Illinois Mental Health Court Treatment Act - Public Act 95-606 (effective 6/1/08).