Department of Youth Services (DYS) Consultation Practice

Since 2008, Dr. Turley has been employed by Health Imperatives Inc.  to provide clinical psychiatric services to Massachusetts teenagers incarcerated in the Department of Youth Services in the southeast region. He provides evaluation and management to residents of 11 different DYS programs in 6 locations on the south shore.

Parents seeking evaluation or treatment of their incarcerated children must contact the unit clinician or clinical director. Dr. Turley employs evidence-based practices to determine which youths should be treated in the correctional setting.  Please access Dr. Turley's Parent/Guardian Request for Psychiatric Evaluation or find the tab under Questionnaires / Forms to the left.  This information will be needed prior to starting requested medications.