Reducing Justice Involvement For People with Mental Illness.

Intercept 3: Post-Initial Hearings: Jail, Prison, Courts, Forensic Evaluations and Commitments

Adult Mental Health Courts (PCCD)

Link to map, as well as other resources related to the Mental Health Court model around Pennsylvania, provided by PCCD.


Active Courts:
Allegheny, Berks, Chester, Delaware, Erie, Fayette, Lycoming, Northumberland, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Luzerne, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Washington, and York

In Planning:
Armstrong, Blair, Dauphin, Northampton, and Westmoreland

Forensic Peer Support


Cambria, Blair, Somerset, Bedford, Franklin, Fulton, Indiana, Armstrong, Clearfield, Centre, Jefferson, Potter,

Justice Related Recovery Team (JRRT)


For more information, please contact Dr. Renee Anderson at



The MAIN Link – Forensic Peer Support (PA)

Based in Bradford and Sullivan Counties, the MAIN Link provides a variety of peer specialist programs, including peer support for incarcerated consumers.


Click here to contact The MAIN Link - Forensic Peer Support (PA)


Bradford, Sullivan

Veteran’s Treatment Court

As of June 30, 2012 there are 104 Veterans Treatment Courts in the country with hundreds more in the planning stages. They involve cooperation and collaboration with traditional partners found in Drug Courts and Mental Health Courts, such as the prosecutor, defense counsel, treatment provider, probation, and law enforcement.


Allegheny, Berks, Butler, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Montgomery, Northumberland, Philadelphia, Washington

Program information contained on this website indicates the most accurate listing of ongoing programs within each county, according to the most recent information available to the Center of Excellence. The listing of a specific program here does not constitute an endorsement of the program by the Center of Excellence, nor indicate that this program conforms to an acceptable standard of quality.