What is a treatment and accountability court?
A treatment and accountability court, sometimes called a mental health court, is not actually a separate court. It is a specialized court docket, or calendar, in which participants receive ongoing treatment for their mental illness while being closely monitored by local mental health providers, probation officers, and the court. It is a collaborative program involving representatives from the court, mental health providers, prosecutors, public defenders, and community advocates, all working toward providing treatment and restoring the individual to a crime-free life.

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1. What is a treatment and accountability court?
2. What is the target population of Athens-Clarke County’s Treatment and Accountability Court?
3. What's happening locally in the criminal justice system in regard to mental health treatment?
4. What’s happening in Georgia with courts that work with mental health treatment providers?