Forensic Services

The Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) provides evaluation, treatment and other services to the forensic population statewide. Forensic clients are individuals who are diagnosed with mental health disorders, involved in the criminal justice system, and are either currently incarcerated or living in the community. In order to best serve this population, OBH’s Forensic Services team works across all settings, including the Mental Health Institutes, jails, and the community.

Forensic Services consists of four departments: Court Services, Forensic Community Based Services (FCBS), Jail Based Evaluation and Restoration, and Outpatient Restoration Services. These departments are responsible for coordinating, managing and responding to court orders for forensic evaluation and related forensic services statewide.