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Notice of Data Privacy Incident - Learn how to monitor your credit reports.
Behavioral Health Network, Inc. (“BHN”) is providing notice of a recent incident that may affect the security of information for current and former individuals served by BHN. The confidentiality, privacy, and security of information in BHN’s care is one of its highest priorities and BHN takes this incident very seriously. To date, BHN has not received any reports of actual or attempted misuse of your information.
Adult Court Clinic (Forensic Mental Health Services)
Provides court-ordered mental health and substance use evaluations, including competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, aid in sentencing, and civil commitments for mental illness (Section 12e) and substance abuse (Section 35).
Services to District and Superior Courts
Competency to stand trial evaluations
Criminal responsibility evaluations
Aid in sentencing evaluations
Probationers’ need for treatment
Evaluations for civil commitment of a mentally ill person
Consultation and training to courts and probation departments
Expert witness testimony
Liaison between the criminal justice system and the mental health system, including public and private hospitals and community agencies
Juvenile Court Clinic (Forensic Mental Health Services)
BHN Forensic Mental Health Services include BHN Juvenile Court Clinics, which provide mental health expertise to the Courts in Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, and Berkshire Counties.
Services to Juvenile Courts
Evaluations of Child Requiring Assistance (CRA) cases
Evaluations of Delinquency cases (68a)
Specialized evaluations including Sexual Offender Risk Assessments and fire-setting evaluations
Expert witness testimony
Consultation to court personnel
Dually-Involved Youth (DIY) Services
Services are provided for youth involved in both the Court and child welfare systems. The Juvenile Court Clinic facilitates a multi-disciplinary meeting with families, the Department of Children and Families, Department of Youth Services, and court personnel to promote the development of enhanced cross-system practices that enable achievement of improved youth and family outcomes.
MISSION-Springfield is a program offered by the Springfield Drug Court to assist adults who have been struggling with substance use and frequent heavy feelings: sadness, anger, fear, guilt, and/or shame. Through this program, you will find the necessary supports and learn skills vital to healing, renewal, and recovery in the community. The MISSION-Springfield team will be with you every step of the way.
Referrals for this program can be made by: Springfield District Court Probation Officers, Bar Advocates, or Assistant District Attorneys. Talk with your attorney, probation officer, or the Court Service Center for more information.