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The DOC and Mental Health

According to the Bureau of Justice, “…more than half of the American jail and prison inmates have symptoms of mental health disorders but less than one third of those with problems are getting treatment behind bars.” The mental health needs of female offenders are consistently shown to be higher than those of the men, with an increased incidence […]

Sobering Facts

Did you know that 10 million children between the ages of 4 – 18 have one or both parents incarcerated at this moment? And that 79% of these minors are abruptly uprooted from their homes, neighborhoods and schools to live with extended family members while about 10% become wards of foster care. Children who end up in foster care […]