Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report AR19 Final - Page 17

Judge Ed Emmett Mental Health Diversion Center This voluntary program serves as a one-stop shop for law enforcement to divert (from jail) persons with mental illness who have been picked up for low-level, non-violent offenses, like trespassing The service array includes: • Triage, assessment, 24-48 hour observation,and short-term crisis respite beds. • Peer engagement and psychosocial-rehabilitation. • Integrated care and individual treatment plans to assist with stabilization. • Comprehensive discharge planning and post- release case management • Post-discharge access to wraparound services, such as substance abuse treatment and housing, developed through partnerships. Aftercare, Post-Release Services: • • • • • Intensive Community Based Case Management Psychiatry and medication management Psychosocial programming Respite beds Crisis Housing Supports and Permanent Supportive Housing • Detox/Residential Substance Use Disorder Services • Peer support 2,068 Outreach contacts by our Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness 2,878 Individuals reached by the Homeless Outreach Team