Kentucky Judicial Commission on Mental Health

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​On August 11, 2022, by Supreme Court Order 2022-42​, the Kentucky Judicial Commission on Mental Health (KJCMH) was established. The KJCMH is charged with exploring, recommending, and implementing transformational changes to improve system wide responses to justice-involved individuals experiencing mental health needs​, substance use, and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities. The commission will take into consideration the vision, values, and goals of a multiyear assessment to enhance the prac​​​tice, quality, and timeliness of the judicial response to cases involving these needs.​

Commission Members​

The commission membership is composed of representatives from the judicial and legal communities; the juvenile, criminal and child protection systems; the legislature; the business community; organizations with a substantial interest in mental health matters; and other state and local leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to mental health issues affecting Kentuckians.​

​​Commission Meetings