Prisons

Connecting the Dots Between Mass Incarceration, Health Inequity, and Climate Change

Prevalence of Mental Illnesses in U.S. State Prisons: A Systematic Review

ObjectivePeople with mental illnesses are understood to be overrepresented in the U.S. criminal justice system, and accurate prevalence estimates in corrections settings are crucial for planning and implementing preventive and diversionary policies …

Why Determine the Prevalence of Mental Illnesses in Jails and Prisons?

Does Transinstitutionalization Explain the Overrepresentation of People with Serious Mental Illnesses in the Criminal Justice System?

Although there is broad consensus that people with serious mental illnesses (SMI) are overrepresented in correctional settings, there is less agreement about the policy trends that may have created this situation. Some researchers and policymakers …