The Illinois Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health and Justice
is a statewide entity working to equip communities to appropriately
respond to the needs of persons with behavioral health disorders that
are involved in the criminal justice system.
Based in Rockford and serving all Illinois counties, the Center promotes,
coordinates, and provides training to communities looking to
implement jail diversion programs and problem-solving courts
for mentally ill and/or substance abusing offenders.
The Center is housed at the University of Illinois Rockford, with training access at other University of Illinois sites in Chicago, Peoria, Springfield, and Urbana/Champaign.
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Center of Excellence 2013 Annual Report
January 17, 2014 | The Illinois Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health and Justice 2013 Annual Report is now available for viewing or download.
View the 2013 Annual Report in PDF.
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Winnebago County Mental Health Court gives Durand man a second chance
January 13, 2014 | The Winnebago County Mental Health Court gives Durand man a second chance.
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