ⓘ Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center

                                     

ⓘ Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center

Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center is classified as a "Mental Hygiene Administration facility within the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene." The facility is also known as "Maryland’s maximum security forensic psychiatric hospital." Nearly all of its patients are involved in the legal system in some manner. CTPHC receives, evaluates, and treats several different groups of patients, including individuals who require psychiatric evaluation because they have been accused of a felony and have raised the Not Criminally Responsible NCR defense and/or their Competency to Stand Trial is in question. CTPHC also provides treatment to accused offenders who have been adjudicated NCR and/or Incompetent to Stand Trial IST and accepts inmates from fellow correctional and psychiatric facilities who meet the criteria for involuntary commitment IVA, or whose behavior is violent or aggressive.