Jailing Of Mentally Ill Has Turned US Prisons Into ‘Inhumane’ Asylums: Study

As state psychiatric facilities shut their doors, people with severe mental illnesses are being locked in U.S. prisons and jails, finds report

California Prisons Anti-Psychotics

There are ten times more people with severe mental illnesses in U.S. jails and prisons than in state psychiatric hospitals, and conditions of incarceration—including abuse and denial of care—are causing the health of this vulnerable population to decline even further. This is according to a damning study, The Treatment of Persons With Mental

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