Poor mental healthcare in the prison system has dangerous consequences such as recidivism. Within five years of release, 76.6 percent of released prisoners are rearrested, most of them nonviolent
How The Prison System’s Lack of Mental Health Care Poses A Public Health Risk.
Emily Rose Thorne
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This is very sad. I’m sure a lot of folks who have mental illnesses want to get help initially but just don’t know how. Eventually they become dangerous to themselves and society. Rehabilitation has to start somewhere if we are to become a more humane world society. Thanks for your in depth article. Good awareness.