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Budget Summary FY2013

89101010 - Hampden Sheriff Regional Mental Health Stab Unit
Data Current as of:  7/7/2012





Account Description FY2012
Spending
FY2013
GAA
8910-1010 Hampden Sheriff Regional Mental Health Stab Unit
For the operations of a regional behavioral evaluation and stabilization unit to provide forensic mental health services within existing physical facilities for incarcerated persons in the care of correctional facilities in the commonwealth; provided, that the unit shall be located in Hampden county to serve the needs of incarcerated persons in the care of Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, and Worcester counties; provided further, that the services of the units shall be made available to incarcerated persons in the care of the department of correction; provided further, that the Hampden Sheriff's Office shall work in cooperation with the Middlesex Sheriff's Office to determine a standardized set of definitions and measurements for patients at both regional behavioral evaluation and stabilization units; provided further, that the sheriff, in conjunction with the department of correction and the Massachusetts sheriffs' association, shall prepare a report that shall include, but not be limited to: (i) the number of incarcerated persons in facilities located in counties that were provided services in each unit; (ii) the number of incarcerated persons in department of correction facilities that were provided services in each unit; (iii) the alleviation in caseload at Bridgewater state hospital associated with fewer incarcerated persons in the care of counties being attended to at the hospital; and (iv) the estimated and projected cost-savings in fiscal year 2013 to the sheriff offices and the department of correction associated with the regional units; provided further, that the report shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 15, 2013; and provided further, that the department of mental health shall maintain monitoring and quality review functions of the unit
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