Centre for Mental Health and Justice
Cornwall County Police Headquarters
Bodmin Police Hub
Bodmin PL31 2FJ
The criminal justice liaison and diversion team is an all age service and works with people who are suspected of committing an offence and have mental health needs, learning disabilities, drug and alcohol problems or another identified vulnerability.
The team offers expert assessment of people who are detained in custody or attending court. They will provide interventions to those who need support, including:
The team where appropriate, will provide follow-up support in the community with a support time and recovery worker to help access services and resources which meet their identified needs.
Mental health professionals will offer advice and guidance to police officers, magistrates courts and other colleagues in the justice system, to help determine the most appropriate level of support required for each service user.
The service provides early intervention and aims to address health and social needs in order to reduce re-offending behaviours.
Referrals are accepted from all criminal justice agencies.
A referral form can be requested by calling 01208 834747 or you can email the criminal justice liaison and diversion team.