The Harris County Sequential Intercept Map is a continuum of intercept points developed by a cross-section of community partners to more effectively and efficiently identify and treat individuals who are or may soon become criminal justice involved due to a behavioral health issue. Need Help?
Services divert individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis from the criminal justice system into more appropriate treatment.
Collaborations between Behavioral Health professionals and local law enforcement divert individuals with Behavioral Health issues from jail in to services.
Initial Detention/Court Hearings
Individuals with Behavioral Health issues who are arrested are identified for jail diversion treatment while in custody and upon release, and pretrial supervision as appropriate.
Justice involved individuals receive targeted behavioral health services through specialty courts or while in the Harris County Jail to avoid further incarceration.
Services are delivered in jail or prison to insure continuity of care upon release and reduce recidivism.
Services are delivered in the community to individuals under supervision to address behavioral health needs and reduce recidivism.