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Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center (CTPHC) is a 220-bed psychiatric hospital in Jessup, Maryland. The center is operated by the Maryland Mental Hygiene Administration within the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. CTPHC is a Maximum Security facility and nearly all of its patients are involved in the legal system in some manner. The facility is commonly referred to as Maryland’s maximum security forensic psychiatric hospital. CTPHC receives, evaluates, and treats several different groups of patients. These include individual who require psychiatric evaluation because they have been accused of the most serious crimes 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 CTPHC accepts, by transfer, inmates from correctional facilities who meet the criteria for involuntary commitment (IVA). Additionally, CTPHC accepts in transfer patients whose behavior has been violent and aggressive in State Regional Psychiatric Hospitals. - Source: Wikipedia

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