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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12Sep 2015

Oklahoma County jail not set up for mental health patients

According to the National Survey on Drug Use & Health Oklahoma has one of the highest percentages of people with serious mental health issue in the country at 13.3%. Approximately 12,600 offenders have a mental health needs as indicated by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. In addition

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