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County Jails Struggle To Treat Mentally Ill Inmates

DeVonte Jones began to show signs of schizophrenia as a teenager. His first public episode was nine years ago at a ballgame at Wavering Park, in Quincy, Ill. "He snapped out and just went around and started kicking people," says Jones'…
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Stressed, Struggling, and Suicidal: America’s Farmers Are Begging for Mental Health Services – Mother Jones

Three dozen rural and farming organizations asked Congress to reauthorize the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN), which provides mental health services to farmers and their families. Read more.   Photo by Xavi Mol…
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Briefing: Ending Solitary Confinement in Juvenile Facilities – August 2, 2:00 PM

Tomorrow, the Juvenile Law Center will be livestreaming a Congressional briefing on its latest report, Unlocking Youth: Legal Strategies to End Solitary Confinement in Juvenile Facilities. The video can be seen on JLC's Facebook page.