Mental Health/Point of Contact Through Jail Release Task Force

The Mental Health / Point of Contact Through Jail Release Task Force was seated by the Commission in June 2016. The task force will be also be referenced as the "Mental Health/Jails Task Force." This Task Force is expected to address the following topics: Diversion from the system for those with behavioral health issues, Jails with individuals in custody because of mental health/behavior issues and Continuity of care, or “wrap around” services, to keep individuals from returning to the jails.