WHAT'S NEW

NCCHC Position Statement Endorsed by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

ACOG has approved the endorsement of the revised position statement Breastfeeding in Correctional Settings. The position statement is now ACOG official cli… Continue Reading ›

Summer Executive Connection Now Online!

The Summer 2018 issue is now posted as a PDF. Read about the new standards, what it means to be a CCHP, the latest Suicide Prevention Summit and more!

Supporting Organizations Issue Statements on Family Separation

Several of NCCHC’s supporting organizations have published statements opposing separation of immigrant children from their families, citing long-term harm … Continue Reading ›

NCCHC White Paper Endorsed by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

ACOG has approved the endorsement of the white paper Pregnancy and Postpartum Care in Correctional Settings by Carloyn Sufrin, MD, PhD, assistant professor… Continue Reading ›

National Correctional Health Care Providers Convene for Suicide Prevention Summit

Representatives from five national providers of correctional health care came together for a day of discussion and problem-solving in the shared interest of … Continue Reading ›

NCCHC and AAHIVM Partner on Corrections Issue of HIV Specialist

The American Academy of HIV Medicine recognizes the importance of continuity of care for individuals released from incarceration to the community—both for … Continue Reading ›

State Medical Directors Learn about Standards

At the second session of the Executive Curriculum for State Medical Directors program, top medical officials from several states’ departments of correction… Continue Reading ›

Carolyn Sufrin Researching Pregnant Women Behind Bars

NCCHC board member Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD, spoke about the importance of improving data on incarcerated pregnant women at the 2016 annual meeting of the Am… Continue Reading ›

September is Suicide Prevention Month

This September, our colleagues at the Department of Veterans Affairs are raising awareness of Suicide Prevention Month with their new campaign, Be There. NC… Continue Reading ›

Jail Mental Health Webinar Available Online

Three correctional mental health experts shared their knowledge and insights into contemporary issues in jail mental health care in a webinar cosponsored by … Continue Reading ›