Emptying the ‘New Asylums’: A Beds Capacity Model to Reduce Mental Illness Behind Bars

Emptying the ‘New Asylums’: A Beds Capacity Model to Reduce Mental Illness Behind Bars reports the findings of a mathematical model built to project whether relatively modest selected changes to the status quo could break this logjam.

The Takeaway: Relatively small changes in common policy and practice could dramatically reduce pretrial bed waits and the mass incarceration of individuals with serious mental illness.

Read the introductory article here.

Read the report.

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Emptying the ‘New Asylums’: A Beds Capacity Model to Reduce Mental Illness Behind Bars

Emptying the ‘New Asylums’: A Beds Capacity Model to Reduce Mental Illness Behind Bars reports the findings of a mathematical model built to project whether relatively modest selected changes to the status quo could break this logjam.

The Takeaway: Relatively small changes in common policy and practice could dramatically reduce pretrial bed waits and the mass incarceration of individuals with serious mental illness.

Read the introductory article here.

Read the report.

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