14May 2016

Mental Health Issues at Minnesota Jails

It’s not just a problem in Minnesota. All across the country, the criminal justice system is looking for ways to deal with the numbers of inmates who suffer from mental health problems. Authorities estimate that at least 16% of inmates in America’s jails and prisons are […]

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9Mar 2016

Research study leads to new model for helping kids deal with jailed parent

Research by the University of Minnesota is helping improve the experience for kids who visit a parent incarcerated in Washington County Jail in Stillwater. Plans are underway to use some of the same ideas in Dakota County, as well as Dane and Racine counties in Wisconsin, which were […]

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