Lindsey Ramirez

Coordinator

P.O. Box 545
Jasper, Georgia 30143

706-253-8706 fax
tskaggsmentalhealth@gmail.com

The Mental Health Court for the Appalachian Judicial Circuit operates as division of Superior Court, Magistrate Court, and Probate Court to divert non-violent offenders out of traditional criminal justice track to address mental health issues.

Mental Health Court seeks to:

  • Reduce length confinement quickly and relieve jail overcrowding
  • Improve public safety by monitoring stability of participants
  • Improve quality of life and success by collaborating with mental health provider
  • Form collaborative between criminal justice and mental health providers