Friday, June 9, 2017

Jail's not the place for addicts or mentally ill

Correctional facilities were never physically designed to house the mentally ill; in the past, correctional staff members were not trained to deal with serious mental illness. This has caused countless problems for the correctional system, including increased danger to the safety of correctional officers and other inmates and significant financial costs to provide mental health services.
Jail's not the place for addicts or mentally ill

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Treatment Advocacy Center's Spring Newsletter - CATALYST