BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COURT

Statistics show that many criminal defendants have underlying mental health issues.  With decreased public access to mental health evaluation and care, Behavioral Health Court was established by Judge Peter J. Garcia to offer a safety net in the criminal justice system for persons who would benefit from access to such care.  Case Managers, counselors and treatment are meshed with adjudication by the Court to return individuals to healthier environments and access to care.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

Presiding Judge - Judge Peter Garcia

Covington - (985) 809-5324

 

Project Director - Angela Wood

Covington - (985) 809-5358

 

Case Manager - Tom Rowan

Covington at the Drug Court Office - (985) 809-0547

 

Case Manager - Taylor Courtney

Covington - (985) 809-5359

 

St. Tammany Parish

Justice Center

22nd Judicial District Court

701 N Columbia Street

Covington, LA 70433

(985) 809-5300

Washington Parish Courthouse

22nd Judicial District Court

909 Pearl Street

Franklinton, LA 70438

(985) 809-5300

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