Items related to mental health
CJCJ in the news: Study Finds People With Mental Illness 16 Times More Likely To Be Killed By Police
- Dec 18, 2015
Blue Nation Review links a CJCJ article showing high police murder rates of Native Americans to high rates of mental suffering among Native Americans.
CJCJ in the news: Treating Broken Hearts With Poor Mental Health Services
- Aug 3, 2015
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) publishes an op-ed by CJCJ's Lauren Barretto on the lack of adequate screening for, and evaluation of, mental health needs in the juvenile justice system.
Brown’s revised budget discriminates against the mentally ill
- Lizzie Buchen, May 24, 2013
Brown's budget revives a killed bill that requires state parole, rather than community supervision, for certain people who have suffered from mental illness.
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