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The BTC Enhanced Treatment Track

The Enhanced Treatment Track, a specialized track within BTC providing treatment services to individuals with co-occurring disorders, was established in 2014 to more effectively address the increasing number of defendants with mental health disorders in the criminal justice system. The Enhanced Treatment Track provides for the early identification of defendants with both mental health and substance use disorders and early intervention for those identified. The goal of the Enhanced Treatment Track is to streamline the screening, assessment and referrals process, creating effective linkages between the criminal justice and mental health systems. Through the creation of the Enhanced Treatment Track BTC strives to ensure that all participants with co-occurring disorders receive specialized services and increased support.