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Posted Feb 20, 2018
What is known about inmates with serious mental illness: the crimes they commit, incarceration-related costs and effective strategies to reduce recidivism?
Posted Jan 24, 2018
Analysis of 81 RFPs for jail health care services reveals wide variation in health care programs, health spending and reentry services.
Posted Dec 4, 2017
42% of cancer cases in the U.S. occur due to modifiable risk factors including smoking, excess weight and alcohol, according to an American Cancer Society study.
Posted Aug 8, 2017
The use of medication-assisted treatment during and after incarceration has been shown to improve outcomes, according to the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis.
Posted Jun 30, 2017
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.