Pennsylvania Strikes Deal to Keep Mentally Ill Inmates Out of Solitary Confinement

Advocates for the disabled have reached a settlement with the Pennsylvania Corrections Department to place mentally ill prison inmates in special treatment units.

Pennsylvania prison inmates diagnosed with serious mental illness will be diverted to special treatment units instead of being punished by placement in isolated cells, under the terms of a settlement between the Corrections Department and advocates for the disabled that was released Tuesday.

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Pennsylvania Strikes Deal to Keep Mentally Ill Inmates Out of Solitary Confinement

Advocates for the disabled have reached a settlement with the Pennsylvania Corrections Department to place mentally ill prison inmates in special treatment units.

Pennsylvania prison inmates diagnosed with serious mental illness will be diverted to special treatment units instead of being punished by placement in isolated cells, under the terms of a settlement between the Corrections Department and advocates for the disabled that was released Tuesday.

To read the full original article, click here.

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