Mental Health Treatment


What is BHR?

  • A first line resource of clinical case management support available to individuals leaving prison and entering parole supervision.
  • Immediate work toward establishing linkages to community resources that can remain available even after parole supervision ends.
  • Dedicated time to develop an Individualized Reintegration Plan (IRP) to focus on the specific needs and amount/type of support needed.
  • Focused on encouraging and enhancing self-sufficiency
  • Available resource throughout the duration of parole.
  • Gap resource if pre-release or post-release linkages dissolve and support services are needed while reengaging.
  • Assistance with a broad range of re-entry support needs such as facilitating the immediate and sustainable access to:

o Food

o Clothing

o Shelter

o Medical/mental health care linkages

o Brief clinical and family systems support

o Transitional psychiatric medication management

o Substance use intervention

o Crisis intervention

o Medicated Assisted Treatment (MAT) assessments, linkages, possibility of transitional care from
BHR psychiatrist

▪ Opiate maintenance therapy (Suboxone, Methadone) is not prescribed by BHR


  • BHR consists of social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists who have the
    specialized understanding re-entry needs including management of parole conditions
    and other associated stressors.
  • BHR offices are located in each parole complex.
  • BHR staff have collaborative relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders
    to best facilitate transitional care needs

HOW is BHR available?

  • Referrals:

o Automatic pre-release referral to BHR if CCCMS or EOP while incarcerated.

▪ Will meet with BHR when report to parole office after release.

o Self-referral to BHR post-release by request from assigned agent of record.

o Agent of record referral. Session Type:

o In office (face to face) are preferred method.

o When appropriate and device to do:

▪ Video Sessions

▪ Telephone Sessions