The Fort Bend Criminal Justice Mental Health Initiative

The Fort Bend Criminal Justice Mental Health (FB CJMH) is a task force that works together to improve services and systems for people with mental illness involved or at risk of involvement in the criminal justice system. This task force is coordinated by the Fort Bend County Behavioral Health Services Department in collaboration with other county departments and community agencies.

The following departments and community organizations participate in this initiative:

  • Behavioral Health Services
  • County Judge’s Office
  • District Attorney’s Office
  • County Attorney’s Office
  • Judicial Leadership (434th District Court and County Court Law 1- Mental Health Court)
  • Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office
  • Crisis Intervention Team- FBCSO
  • Constable and Police Departments
  • Public Defender’s Office
  • CSCD- Community Supervision and Corrections Department
  • Health and Human Services
  • Texana Center
  • NAMI of Greater Houston
  • Behavioral and Health Providers
  • Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse
  • Other Community Organizations