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Judicial Summit on Mental Health

“Keep Up the Great Work! I believe that since JCMH came on board, we have seen many improvements to the criminal justice system especially in the areas of dealing with those who enter our criminal justice system and have been identified as having some type of behavior health issues. THANK YOU ALL for your commitment.” ―2021 Summit participant

The Texas Judicial Commission on Mental Health will host its 5th Annual Judicial Summit on Mental Health on November 2 - 4, 2022, at Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine, Texas. 

JCMH hosted its fourth annual Judicial Summit on Mental Health, October 14th and 15th, 2021. The Summit was held in person and virtual. Attendees included judges from all levels of the judiciary, academia, law enforcement, advocacy groups, prosecutors, defense attorneys, mental health and IDD service providers, representatives from various state agencies, policy makers, person with lived experience, and many others. 2021 topics included legislative updates, a competency restoration action plan, civil law and AOT, risk assessments, veteran initiatives, and featured multiple innovative programs from across the state.