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The Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness in Prisons and Jails: A State Survey

The Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness in Prisons and Jails: A State Survey

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The Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness in Prisons and Jails: A State Survey
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The Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness in Prisons and Jails:
A State Survey
APRIL 8, 2014
Research from the Treatment Advocacy Center
Visit TACReports.org/treatment-behind-bars to read the full report
 A JOINT REPORT
 
 
The Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness in Prisons and Jails: A State Survey
 
E. Fuller Torrey, M.D.
 Associate Director, Stanley Medical Research Institute Founder and Board Member, Treatment Advocacy Center
Mary T. Zdanowicz, Esq.
 Mental health law attorney, Eastham, Massachusetts
Sheriff Aaron D. Kennard (retired), M.P.A.
Executive Director, Nat
ional Sheriffs’ Association
 
H. Richard Lamb, M.D.
Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine Board Member, Treatment Advocacy Center
Donald F. Eslinger
Sheriff, Seminole County, Florida Board Member, Treatment Advocacy Center
Michael C. Biasotti
Chief of Police, New Windsor, New York Board Member, Treatment Advocacy Center
Doris A. Fuller
Executive Director, Treatment Advocacy Center
 
 
3 © 2014 by the Treatment Advocacy Center The Treatment Advocacy Center is a national nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to eliminating barriers to the timely and effective treatment of severe mental illness. The organization promotes laws, policies and practices for the delivery of psychiatric care and supports the development of innovative treatments for and research into the causes of severe and persistent psychiatric illnesses, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

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