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’s 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’s 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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