Milwaukee Community Justice Council
 

Mental Health Committee

Created in September 2013, the Mental Health Committee is tasked with improving the justice system’s handling of those with behavioral health issues. Its goal is to prevent unnecessary criminal justice involvement of those with behavioral health issues and to improve the treatment of those who do go through the system. Made up of criminal justice agency representatives, behavioral health professionals, and mental health advocates, the Mental Health Committee uses data driven strategies to identify the group of individuals in our community at greatest risk of cycling between these systems and utilizes interagency collaboration to encourage immediate, ethical, and efficient system responses to those individuals.

Committee Co-Chairs

Michael Lappen (Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division - Administrator)

Kent Lovern (Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office)

Tom Reed (State Public Defender's Office)

 

Meeting Schedule

1st Monday of the month at 2:00pm, Milwaukee County Courthouse, Room 306

(Note: meetings are subject to change)

Committee Meeting Agendas, Minutes and Related Documents

 

Meeting Date:

Time:

Location:

   

 

January 7 2:00pm Courthouse, Room 306 Agenda CORE Program Powerpoint, Brochure, Flyer  
February 4 2:00pm Courthouse, Room 306 Agenda    
March 4 2:00pm Courthouse, Room 306 Agenda    
April 1 2:00pm Courthouse, Room 306 Agenda    
May 6 2:00pm Courthouse, Room 306 Agenda    
June 3 2:00pm Courthouse, Room 306 Agenda CRC Powerpoint  
July 1 2:00pm Courthouse, Room 306 Agenda    
August 5 2:00pm Courthouse, Room 306 Meeting Canceled    
September 9 2:00pm Courthouse, Room 306 Agenda / Minutes    
October 7 2:00pm Courthouse, Room 306 Agenda    
November 4 2:00pm Courthouse, Room 306 Agenda    
December 2 2:00pm Courthouse, Room 306      

Looking for past CJC meeting minutes and information?

Click here to access CJC meeting material archive

Milwaukee Community Justice Council

 

633 West Wisconsin Avenue - Suite 406, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203

Mandy Potapenko, Director

(414) 435-1250

 

 

 

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