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Jail Mental Health

U.S. Jails Struggle With Role As Makeshift Asylums

AP | Adam Geller | Posted 07.14.2014 | Crime

CHICAGO (AP) -- Peering through the chain link of a holding pen at the Cook County Jail, a man wrapped in a navy varsity jacket leans toward clinical ...

Prisons Double As Housing For Mentally Ill: Judge

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 04.15.2014 | Crime

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge's objection to what he called the horrific treatment of some mentally ill inmates in California prisons hi...