Jailing the Mentally Ill

~ Cook County Sheriff- Jail system doesn’t make sense – YouTube


~ Costly problem of growing number of mentally ill inmates – YouTube


~ Huge Jail Serves as Nation’s Largest Mental Health Care Provider – YouTube


~ Inside Look At Cook County, Illinois Jail’s Mental Health Dorm – YouTube


~ Institutionalized- Mental Health Behind Bars – Vice News – YouTube


~ Jail a ‘revolving door’ for mentally ill – YouTube


~ Jailing and failing the mentally ill – Reuters – Video


~ JAILING THE MENTALLY ILL- A story behind bars – YouTube


~ Jails are the “new insane asylums” – YouTube


~ Jailing the mentally ill with George Mallinckrodt – RT On Contact – YouTube


~ Justice Week- Mentally Ill & in Jail – YouTube


~ LA County Jail overflows with homeless, mentally ill inmates – ABC7 Los Angeles – YouTube


~ Mentally ill getting prison bars instead of hospital beds – YouTube


~ Mentally ill inmates – YouTube


~ Mentally ill suffer in US imprisonment cycle – YouTube


~ More than half of local jail population has underlying mental illness – YouTube


~ Startling number of mental patients behind bars in US – BBC News – YouTube


~ The Cook County Jail in Chicago and many of its 3,300 counterparts across the country have become tr – YouTube


~ TUSCALOOSA JAIL- 30 PERCENT OF INMATES ARE MENTALLY ILL – YouTube


~ US- Mentally Ill Prisoners Face Abuse – YouTube


~ U.S. Prisons- A Dumping Ground For the Mentally Ill – YouTube


~ A Case Of Insanity – The Jailed And Imprisoned Mentally Ill – FRONTLINE – PBS


~ A vicious cycle- How people with mental illness keep ending up in jail – NBC2 News


~ Cook County Sheriff Dart- Jailing poor, mentally ill is unjust – The Daily Herald


~ Criminalization of Mental Illness – Mental Illness Policy Org


~ D.A. Jackie Lacey calls jailing of mentally ill a ‘moral question’ – Los Angeles Times


~ Estimating the Size of the Los Angeles County Jail Mental Health Population Appropriate for Release into Community Services – RAND Corporation

~ Estimating the Size of the Los Angeles County Jail Mental Health Population Appropriate for Release into Community Services – RAND Corporation FULL REPORT PDF


~ Exclusive- Inside the US’s largest psychiatric ward, the LA County Jail – Al Jazeera America


~ Getting the Mentally Ill Out of Jails – The Pew Charitable Trusts


~ Half of the inmates shouldn’t be here, says Cook County sheriff – CBS News


~ Jailing Of Mentally Ill Has Turned US Prisons Into ‘Inhumane’ Asylums- Study – MintPress News


~ Jailing the mentally ill- Attorney General Moody looks for solutions – Florida Phoenix


~ Jailing the Mentally Ill – The Crime Report


~ Judge orders Alaska to stop jailing mentally ill people – AP


~ Judge- Washington must fix problem with jailing mentally ill – Washington Times


~ LA County Jail overflows with homeless, mentally ill inmates – ABC7 Los Angeles


~ Locked in: The costly criminalisation of the mentally ill – The Economist


~ Mississippi Department of Mental Health Findings Letter – December 22, 2011 – U.S. Department of Justice – FULL REPORT PDF


~ More Mentally Ill Persons Are in Jails and Prisons Than Hospitals: A Survey of the States  – Treatment Advocacy Center and National Sheriffs’ Association – FULL REPORT PDF


~ More Than Half Of LA County Inmates Who Are Mentally Ill Don’t Need To Be in Jail, Study Finds- LAist


~ New Jersey study indicts jailing of mentally ill youth – World Socialist Web Site


~ NY Accused of Jailing Mentally Ill Inmates Too Long – Courthouse News Service


~ Opinion – Mental illness is a health issue, not a police issue – The Washington Post


~ Pennsylvania Is Jailing Mentally Ill People Who Belong in Treatment – by ACLU National – ACLU – Medium


~ Report Examines High Cost of Jailing Mentally Ill – The Santa Barbara Independent


~ Relatives sue over 11-year jailing of mentally ill man – The Seattle Times


~ Relatives sue over 11-year jailing of mentally ill man – WREG Memphis


~ REUTERS INVESTIGATES- Jailing and Failing the Ill – Reuters


~ Rural (In)Justice- The Hidden Crisis in America’s Jails – The Crime Report


~ Serious Mental Illness Prevalence in Jails and Prisons – Treatment Advocacy Center


~ Steep Costs for Mentally ill Inmates – Rocky Mountain PBS


~ The high costs of jailing our disabled, mentally ill – Albuquerque Journal


~ The Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness in Prisons and Jails: A State Survey – Treatment Advocacy Center and the National Sheriffs’ Association – FULL REPORT PDF


~ US prisons hold 10 times more mentally ill people than state hospitals – report — RT


~ When did prisons become acceptable mental healthcare facilities? – Standford Law School FULL REPORT PDF


~ Colorado report urges against jailing mentally ill – Coloradoan

~ In the U.S., Mentally Ill People Are Ten Times More Likely To Be in Prison Than in a Hospital – Smithsonian Magagazine

~ Incarceration Instead of Treatment- Jailing the Mentally Ill – The Chicago Maroon

~ Jailed for mental illness – Local News – meridianstar.com

~ Jailing People with Mental Illness – NAMI- National Alliance on Mental Illness

~ Jailing of Mentally Ill Has Turned US Prisons into ‘Inhumane’ Asylums- Study – Common Dreams News

~ Jailing the mentally ill remains a shameful national and state practice – Desototimes.com

~ Jailing the sick – New York Post

~ Judge Orders Alaska to Stop Jailing Mentally Ill People – Alaska News – US News

~ Judge- Washington must fix problem with jailing mentally ill – KSL.com

~ La Crosse County sheriff- Jailing mentally ill ‘is not right’ – Crime and Courts – lacrossetribune.com

~ Pennsylvania Is Jailing Mentally Ill People Who Belong in Treatment – American Civil Liberties Union

~ Prison Or Treatment For the Mentally ill – Psychology Today

~ Screaming Inmates Make L.A. Rethink Jailing Mentally Ill – Bloomberg

~ Stanley Glanz- Why are we jailing the mentally ill- – Opinion – Tulsaworld.com

~ U.S. Jails Hold More Mentally Ill Persons Than Hospitals – Disabled World