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Mental Health Court

Mental Health Court

This program is designed to be structured, therapeutic, and hold individuals accountable in maintaining their mental health.

Mental Health Court Judge Sandra Harrison Image

Judge Sandra Harrison

Judge Sandra Harrison-Suratt graduated from the University of Michigan in 1993; receiving a bachelor of arts degree, with a double major in English and sociology. She went on to receive her juris doctorate from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 1997. Judge Harrison was appointed to the Macomb County Probate bench on April 24, 2017, by former Gov. Rick Snyder. She started her legal career at Salvatore D. Palombo & Associates, P.C., with practice areas including family law, estate planning, criminal and general civil. Prior to her appointment to the probate bench, she was an attorney with Simasko, Simasko & Simasko, P.C. for 15 years, where her primary areas of practice were family law, estate planning and probate litigation. Judge Harrison is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Macomb County Bar Association. She lives in Shelby Township with her husband and three daughters. She and her family are members of St. John Vianney Church in Shelby Township.

Now accepting applications for participants

For questions regarding the program, please contact Jennifer Prill, Mental Health Court Coordinator, at 586-463-2542 or

Entry procedure

Defense Counsel - fill out the Mental Health Court Application (can be found under the forms link on the left) and turn in to Specialty Court Services on the 5th floor (Court Administration counter), or fax to 586-783-8179.

Mental Health Court applications

You must use the updated form below and it must be emailed to to be processed.  

Please be sure to include a cell phone number AND an email address for your client as interviews will be conducted remotely.  

For questions, please email us at or call 586-469-5016.

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Drug Court team members

Jessica Prill

Court Coordinator

Phone: 586-493-8179

Fax: 586-783-8179


Regina Williams

Probation Agent

Phone: 586-469-6080


Christina Wohlfield

Court Services Director

Phone: 586-469-5229


Jon Biernat

Defense Counsel

Phone: 586-493-5377


Matt Jenkins

CMH Case Manager

Phone: 586-876-7889



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