Missouri Reentry Process (MRP)

  • The Department of Mental Health is an active partner on the (MRP) steering team. This model promotes state and local collaboration and provides a philosophical framework for "stakeholder agencies" to promote common interests, integrate policies and services, and improve the overall transition process of offenders leaving prison and returning to Missouri communities.  More information can be found on the Department of Corrections website: http://doc.mo.gov/OD/DD/MRP.php

Vivitrol Pre-release Projects

  • There are two projects evaluating the effectiveness of providing Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), specifically Vivitrol, to offenders prior to their release from incarceration.

Community Mental Health Liaison (CMHL)

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)

  • CIT training is a training for law enforcement officers on how to approach and assist individuals who are experiencing a mental health crisis. One of the goals of the training is to prevent unnecessary incarceration of people with serious mental illness. You can find more information at https://www.missouricit.org/.

DOC/DMH Oversight Team

An interagency DOC/DMH Oversight Team was formed in 2011 and meets monthly. The team consists of the following members:

  • Assistant Director, DOC Division of Rehabilitative Services, Substance Abuse Services
  • Assistant Director, DOC Division of Probation and Parole
  • Regional Administrator, DOC Division of Policy and Procedure
  • Director, DBH Adult Community Programs
  • Project Director, DBH Access to Recovery
  • DBH Deputy Director of Administration
  • DBH Director of Operations
  • DBH Director of Recovery Services
  • DBH Director of Forensic Services
  • DBH Criminal Justice Services Manager
  • DBH Hourly/Intermittent Staff

DOC/DMH Management Reports

The DOC/DMH Oversight Team reviews data related to offender outcomes such as the percent of offenders who need treatment and received treatment, employment, technical and law violations, and re-incarceration rates.