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Failure to Appear: Mental Health Professionals' Role Amidst Pretrial Justice Reform.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.) [Psychiatr Serv] 2022 Jul; Vol. 73 (7), pp. 809-811. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Oct 27.

Abstract:Pretrial detention reform is keeping people who have been arrested on low-level charges out of jail while they await trial. This reform has implications for people with serious mental illnesses who are overrepresented in the criminal legal system and w...

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A pilot study: Positive behavioral support assessment and intervention for individuals with serious mental illness and criminal justice involvement.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Psychological services [Psychol Serv] 2022 May; Vol. 19 (2), pp. 225-233. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jan 31.

Abstract:Individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) are consistently interfacing with the criminal justice (CJ) system. They are overrepresented in our nation's prisons and jails rather than being in appropriate treatment settings. They also exhibit behavior...

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Criminal Justice Involvement after Release from Prison following Exposure to Community Mental Health Services among People Who Use Illicit Drugs and Have Mental Illness: a Systematic Review.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of urban health : bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine [J Urban Health] 2022 Aug; Vol. 99 (4), pp. 635-654. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 02.

Abstract:Illicit drug use and mental illness are common among people in prison and are associated with higher rates of reoffending and reimprisonment. We conducted a systematic review, searching MEDLINE, Embase, and PsycINFO to January 10, 2022, for studies rep...

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Developing a clinical pathway for traumatic stress in prisons.

Publication Type:Editorial & Opinion

Source(s):Medicine, science, and the law [Med Sci Law] 2022 Jan; Vol. 62 (1), pp. 4-7. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jan 10.

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Open risk assessment.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Behavioral sciences & the law [Behav Sci Law] 2020 May; Vol. 38 (3), pp. 279-286. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Mar 25.

Abstract:As criminal justice actors increasingly seek to rely on more evidence-informed practices, including risk assessment instruments, they often lack adequate information about the evidence that informed the development of the practice or the tool. Open sci...

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Ending Restrictive Housing in Prisons for People With Mental Disorders.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.) [Psychiatr Serv] 2022 Apr 01; Vol. 73 (4), pp. 463-466. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Feb 09.

Abstract:A recent federal investigation of prisons in Massachusetts has presented findings on the criminal legal system's continued failure to provide humane care for incarcerated individuals with mental disorders. The findings show that people in mental health...

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Drivers of County Engagement in Criminal Justice-Behavioral Health Initiatives.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.) [Psychiatr Serv] 2022 Jun; Vol. 73 (6), pp. 709-711. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Oct 13.

Abstract:Several large, county-level initiatives are underway to improve behavioral health care for justice-involved clients. Unfortunately, only about a quarter of counties participate in these efforts, leaving justice-involved populations at risk of poor ment...

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Analyzing the Relationship between Mental Health Courts and the Prison Industrial Complex.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law [J Am Acad Psychiatry Law] 2021 Dec; Vol. 49 (4), pp. 590-596. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Aug 27.

Abstract:Mental health courts (MHCs) were designed to address the high rates of incarcerated individuals with serious mental illness in the United States by providing mental health treatment and social supports to those facing criminal charges. In the setting o...

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Suicide in prison and after release: a 17-year national cohort study.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):European journal of epidemiology [Eur J Epidemiol] 2021 Oct; Vol. 36 (10), pp. 1075-1083. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Aug 24.

Abstract:Background: People in prison have an extremely high risk of suicide. The aim of this paper is to describe all suicides in the Norwegian prison population from 2000 to 2016, during and following imprisonment; to investigate the timing of suicides; and t...

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Impact of dual diagnosis on healthcare and criminal justice costs after release from Queensland prisons: a prospective cohort study.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Australian journal of primary health [Aust J Prim Health] 2022 Jun; Vol. 28 (3), pp. 264-270.

Abstract:Background: People released from prison have poorer health than the general public, with a particularly high prevalence of mental illness and harmful substance use. High-frequency use of hospital-based services is costly, and greater investment in tran...

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