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NAMI Jeffco is very fortunate to have Pam Haynes as our representative to the 1st Judicial Adult Mental Health Court in Jefferson County.   In her role, Pam attends weekly court sessions to support families and individuals involved in this process.   She also lectures and attends events hosted by the Jefferson County public defenders office to share her experiences as a family member, to advocate for people living with a mental health condition, and to share information about NAMI Jeffco’s services and support.    If you feel you need support or have questions, please contact Pam at 303-279-7661.

The mission of the First Judicial District Adult Mental Health Court (AMHC) promotes public safety by holding justice-involved individuals with serious and persistent mental illnesses accountable for their behavior while providing treatment and support through a team-based approach and frequent judicial monitoring.  We recognize every participant as an individual who must be treated with respect and dignity to promote positive and productive life changes.  We strive to identify and treat mental health and/or substance abuse issues that contribute to criminal justice involvement by coordinating and collaborating with community-based services and criminal justice agencies.

To learn more about AMHC, go to 1st Judicial Adult Mental Health Court

Disclaimer:   Pam does not provide legal advice and NAMI Jeffco recommends you contact the NAMI Colorado law line at 303-321-3104 for any specific legal questions.

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