Mental Health in the House of Corrections: A Study of Mental Health Care in New York State Prisons by the Correctional Association of New York

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The Correctional Association’s two-year study of mental health care in New York State prisons—which involved 22 visits to 20 correctional facilities, survey interviews with over 400 inmates on the mental health caseload and focus groups with correction officers, mental health staff and prison administrators—reveals both systemic problems and service deficiencies as well as some model programs.

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