WHAT'S NEW

NCCHC’s New Board Chair Shares His Thoughts about Coping with COVID-19

by Joseph V. Penn, MD, CCHP-MH:

I was recently asked how correctional health care has changed since the last time I was NCCHC chairman in 2008 and 200… Continue Reading ›

Before the Pandemic, the Original Crisis: Mental Health Services

By Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCHP-P, Managing Director, NCCHC Resources and William Elliott, PhD, Correctional Mental Health Consultant and Trainer

As t… Continue Reading ›

Our Duty to Treat Opioid Use Disorder in Corrections

By Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCHP-P
Chief Health Officer, NCCHC

On June 22, NCCHC held an incredible webinar with national experts on the treatment of op… Continue Reading ›

A Major Step Forward for Opioid Treatment in Corrections

By Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCHP-P
Managing Director, NCCHC Resources, Inc.

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, … Continue Reading ›

NCCHC, Supporting Organizations Speak Up Against Racism

For over 40 years, NCCHC has been guided by more than 30 supporting organizations representing leaders in the fields of health, mental health, law, and corre… Continue Reading ›

New Opportunties to Save Lives in Jails and Prisons Amidst Twin Crises

After two decades of a growing opioid crisis, we are now confronting a second crisis – the COVID-19 pandemic. With no proven treatments or vaccines, th… Continue Reading ›

Showing Up to Advocate for Our Patients

Thank you for showing up every day for your patients and providing them with the best possible health care.

When I first started going to NCCHC confe… Continue Reading ›

What We’re Seeing: Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in Corrections

By Brent R. Gibson, MD, MPH, FACPM, CCHP-P
Managing Director, NCCHC Resources, Inc.

One of the challenges we are asked for help with is how to impleme… Continue Reading ›

Supporting Organizations Oppose Sharing Immigrant Youths’ Confidential Psychotherapy Information

Several NCCHC supporting organizations have publicly stated their opposition to sharing confidential information gained during therapy sessions as contrary t… Continue Reading ›

Suicide Prevention Resources

Inmate suicide is one of the most serious challenges in corrections. To help the field save lives, we share our standards on suicide prevention and other use… Continue Reading ›