A new study by the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics shows that incarcerated women are much more likely to report a history of mental health issues than incarcerated men. About 35 percent of male prisoners surveyed reported that they had a history of mental health diagnoses and 14 percent reported that they had serious psychological distress within the past 30 days. For female prisoners, almost two-thirds reported a mental health diagnostic history and 20.5 percent reported that they had serious psychological distress within the past 30 days. Read more.
https://www.flmhlaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/prison-1579221-1280x960.jpg 960 1280 Faith Sills, LCSW, CBHCMS http://www.flmhlaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/flmhlaw-logo-300x31.png Faith Sills, LCSW, CBHCMS2017-06-23 11:41:412023-03-08 22:37:05The Mental Health Crisis Facing Women in Prison – The Marshall Project
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