Innovations In The Criminal Justice System For Individuals With Mental Illness

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A 2014 study by the Treatment Advocacy Center* states that the number of mentally ill individuals in prisons and jails continues to climb, as does the severity of the inmates’ illnesses. Among the deleterious effects of being imprisoned while mentally ill are possible deterioration of the inmate’s psychiatric condition if they do not receive appropriate…

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