Clients who successfully complete their goals within the allotted court adjournment time (three months for adults and four months for youth) will have their charge(s) withdrawn by the crown.
Clients who are unsuccessful in the program will have their charge(s) returned to court. Recommendations may be provided to the crown prosecutors to assist in sentencing provisions in relation to mental health and addiction treatment.
No public transportation to services in any of our communities.
Public transportation available
Adults and youth living with severe and persistent mental disorders who have been charged with low risk minor offences that require immediate support and referral to mental health services.
All other indididuals are assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Call your local Mental Health Diversion Service Site for service access.
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.
All referrals must be signed and approved by a crown prosecutor at court.