Publication Date: January 2006
Publisher: Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Author(s): Chris Koyanagi; Katy Blasingame
Research Area: Health; Justice
Keywords: Criminal justice; Incarceration; Mental disorder
Coverage: United States
This Bazelon Center Issue Brief describes innovative approaches being used by state and county corrections systems to ensure that jail and prison inmates with mental illnesses have prompt access when released to income support, medical care and other services they need to re-enter the community successfully.
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