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.
Colin Jenei, Assistant District Attorney, 215-348-6121, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Open Letter by District Attorney Matt Weintraub to President Judge Wallace H. Bateman about the importance of a Mental Health Court, Jan. 25, 2021.
Bucks County Network of Care: How to Get Services in Bucks County
|Upper Bucks Area|| Penn Foundation
807 Lawn Avenue
Sellersville, PA 18960
|Central Bucks Area|| Lenape Valley Foundation
500 N West Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
|Lower Bucks Area|| Penndel Mental Health Center
1517 Durham Road
Penndel, PA 19047
Links to other Bucks County Diversionary Programs
DISTRICT COURT DIVERSION PROGRAM: https://bucks.crimewatchpa.com/da/29567/content/district-court-diversion...