“Mental Health Courts increase availability and access to a wide range of services for offenders with mental illness, enabling them to stop cycling through the justice system to become fully participating members of the community once again.”
Domingo S. Herraiz, Director
Bureau of Justice Assistance
U.S. Department of Justice
Douglas County Mental Health Court operates under the jurisdiction of the Douglas County Circuit Court. Compass Behavioral Health works in close coordination with the court officials, law enforcement, mental health advocates, social service agencies and others to provide structured and judicially-supervised community-based treatment for individuals with serious mental illness who are involved with the justice system.
Our skilled mental health treatment providers work with court staff to provide specialized screening, assessment, treatment planning and supervision for individuals who are motivated toward treatment, stability and successful community participation.
What We Offer
Assessment & diagnosis
Individual & group counseling
Coordinate mental health, drug and alcohol treatment services
Work in coordination with court staff to support compliance with Mental Health Court
Referral and coordination of community supports and resources