Mental Health & Justice

Information for Albertans

The Provincial Mental Health and Justice Programs are led by Alberta Health Services, Provincial Addiction & Mental Health in conjunction with applicable government ministries.

Provincial Family Violence Treatment Program

Provides assessment and treatment for individuals who have been mandated through the court system for charges related to intimate partner violence (IPV).

The program is also available for voluntary individuals who are seeking treatment for IPV concerns.


Addiction & Mental Health - Diversion Services

Diverts individuals charged with a minor criminal offence who have a suspected or diagnosed mental or concurrent disorder from the criminal justice system to appropriate mental health, addiction treatment, and social supports in their community.

Health Professionals: referral and training information is available through the Provincial Mental Health Diversion Program.


Provincial Mobile Addictions Outreach Initiatives

Serves youth and adults negatively affected by substance use.

It includes providing services to the underserved street-involved and homeless population who are disengaged from support networks.



Quick Reference

AHS works collaboratively with government ministries to implement these mental health and justice programs. These stakeholders include:

Related Services

Corrections Transition Teams (CTT)