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Canadian Mental Health Association

Sudbury / Manitoulin - Justice Program


Description
Supports individuals who are involved in the criminal justice system and who suffer from mental health and substance use problems

Offers the following programs:

Mental Health Court Outreach
  • Supports individuals in the court system
  • Collaborates with legal counsel and family members
  • Assists with bail release planning
  • Helps secure beds for forensic assessments
Release from Custody
  • Provides case management to individuals who are incarcerated
  • Assists with release from custody and up to 3 months after release
  • Helps with accessing community resources, such as housing, financial, and medical care
Mental Health Diversion
  • Provides case management to¬†individuals who have been charged with a minor offence where mental health has been determined to be a factor in the offence
  • Provides referrals to other services, advocacy, and education
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1800
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Wed 8:30 am-6 pm (Sudbury)
Wed 8:30 am-4:30 pm (Espanola and Manitoulin)
CMHA is flexible in offering appointments after business hours
Eligibility
Individuals who are involved in the criminal justice system and suffer from mental health and substance use issues
Application Process
Referrals can be from legal counsel, family members, friends, community organizations, or the police
Fees
None
Documents Required
Call for information
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
November 9, 2021