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Posted Jun 30, 2017 | FULL ARTICLE:
State and federal prisoners and jail inmates are 3 to 5 times more likely to suffer from serious psychological distress compared to nonincarcerated Americans, according to a new BJS study.
Posted Jun 14, 2017
A new position paper from the American Academy of Family Physicians, an NCCHC supporting organization, focuses on the health impact incarceration has on inmates and their families.
Posted Apr 18, 2017
The implementation guide sets forth 10 guidelines to effectively transition people with mental or substance use disorders from correctional settings into the community.
Posted Mar 6, 2017
A new National Association of Area Agencies on Aging report finds only 9% of social service organizations that provide support for older adults have programs for older prisoners or people being released.
Posted Dec 12, 2016
The CDC has updated its guidelines for the diagnosis of latent TB infection, pulmonary TB and extrapulmonary TB in adults and children.