Mental Health Resources

With Bucks County on the verge of the development of a mental health court that experts say would help reduce the time offenders with mental illness spend in jail, improve public safety by reducing recidivism and lead to quality of life improvements, here are some resources that may be helpful for residents, attorneys and public safety officials. 

CONTACT

Colin Jenei, Assistant District Attorney, 215-348-6121, cjenei@buckscounty.org

 
REPORTS 

Report by Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice at the University of Pennsylvania Carey School of Law, “Improving Criminal Justice Outcomes through Mental Health Court Development,” June 2020.

Improving Criminal Justice Outcomes through Mental Health Court Development

Open Letter by District Attorney Matt Weintraub to President Judge Wallace H. Bateman about the importance of a Mental Health Court, Jan. 25, 2021.

Importance of Mental Health Court


COUNTY RESOURCES 

Bucks County Network of Care: How to Get Services in Bucks County