Canadian Mental Health Association

By: Cmha-nl  09-12-2011
Keywords: mental illness

A new initiative of CMHA-NL, the mission of the Justice Project is to provide individualized support services to persons diagnosed with a mental illness, concurrent disorder or dual diagnosis within the correction system and following release into the community in order to promote recovery and a reduction in recidivism. Program Goals and Objectives:
  • To provide in-reach to inmates at Her Majesty¬ís Penitentiary (HMP) for purposes of assessment and provision of support;
  • To develop a community support plan with the inmate prior to release from HMP;
  • And to provide intensive case management services to 25 clients released from HMP and residing in the St. John¬ís region.

Contact For more information, please contact Justice Project Coordinator Heidi Edgar at (709)739-2178, toll free 1-877-753-8550, ext. 4, or at Her Majesty's Penitentiary at (709)729-1268.
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This page last updated May 11, 2011

Keywords: mental illness

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