Wellness Court

Wellness Court

The Wellness Court of the 18th Judicial District (“WC”), serves offenders who are struggling with severe and persistent dully–diagnosed mental health symptoms. The WC uses a collaborative problem-solving approach, with the goals of reducing recidivism of offenders with mental health disorders in the criminal justice system.

WC provides treatment and supervision, promotes public safety, ensures participant accountability,  to support recovery, and to improve the quality of life for participants and their families with a cost effective, evidence based integrated continuum of care through community resources. The WC holds clients accountable and assists clients to achieve long-term stability to become law-abiding citizens, as well as successful family and community members.