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Probate Court Creates Innovative Mental Health Program

Franklin County Probate Judge Robert G. Montgomery announced that yesterday the Court conducted its first Outpatient Commitment Court (OCC) case for its newly developed program. The OCC is a cooperative program between the Franklin County ADAMH Board and the Probate Court, which provides necessary support to mentally ill patients, allowing them to remain in the community, versus being institutionalized through the involuntary inpatient civil mental commitment process.

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