The Martin County Human Services office is a resource for prevention, intervention, case management and referral services for treatment courts. Staff is certified by the state to perform substance abuse assessments to determine level of substance abuse involvement and subsequent treatment recommendation. Martin County was one of the first counties to institute treatment courts within the country and continues to provide individuals and families with health, help and hope.
Our office provides case management and referral services for clients participating in Martin County’s Drug court program. Martin County Drug Court is part of the 19th Judicial Circuit and works collaboratively with a team of diverse professionals and community leaders with the goal of providing support services to individuals who have been arrested for a qualifying drug offense. Martin County Drug Court provides individuals enrolled support to become drug-free and productive citizens though a structured court process designed to increase public safety and reduce crime in a cost-efficient manner.
Mental Health Court:
Our office provides case management and referral services for clients participating in Martin County’s Mental Health Court. This treatment court provides an opportunity for individuals who have been diagnosed with a mental illness, and who have pending criminal charges, to have those charges dismissed providing they participate in mandated tasks as set forth by the court. This diversion program assists individuals to become productive members of society.