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Policing Reform Essential to Address Mass Incarceration
Equitas Project Executive Director Vincent Atchity Announces Departure to Lead Mental Health Colorado
‘Answer is not building better jails’ – From Lee Provost at The Daily Journal
Equitas Executive Director Vincent Atchity appears on panel – Mental Health: A Crisis in Colorado
Equitas ED quoted in Special Report: Colorado’s jails and prisons house many of the state’s mentally ill
Innovative social work and criminal justice research center finds a home at FSU
Colorado Leaders Call for Action to Address Urgent Statewide Mental Health Needs
Mario Drops New Visual/Song, Announces Partnership with Equitas
Jailing people with mental illness is a national problem. The solutions are local.
Coordination and Communication are Key to Improving Mental Health and Criminal Justice in America
A Criminal Past, an Unwritten Future
Celebrities Highlight Mental Health Issues
Police speak less respectfully to black drivers, study suggests
Lessons From Rikers Island
Uncharted State of Mind episode 1: Where we are as a nation
Equitas Hosts Two Regional Summits on Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice
Video: Watch Lady Gaga and Prince William discuss mental health over a FaceTime chat
Father Of 2 Sons With Schizophrenia Talks Of His Struggle To Save Them
Colorado corrections staff wrap youths in straitjackets, subdue with knee strikes, report says
Katal Center’s One Pager on: The Affordable Care Act & Public Safety
Exclude mentally ill defendants from death penalty
Update On NAMI Petition
Hickenlooper delivers state of the state address
Colorado Mental Health Hold Task Force Recommendations
Task Force Releases Recommendations to Protect the Rights of Coloradans Experiencing Mental Health Crises
Consensus Workgroup Policy Recommendations to the 115th Congress and Trump Administration on Behavioral Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System
Many states still execute inmates with severe mental illnesses
The Netherlands has a strange problem: Empty prisons
In the Netherlands, Empty Prisons Become Homes for Refugees
Privacy, Weekend Leave, Keys…This is Prison?
Gun Politics Stymie Mental Health Push
Assisted Suicide Study Questions Its Use for Mentally Ill
When Addiction Has a White Face
The Most Promising Reform
Opening Up About Depression
No Safe Harbor: Pennsylvania Prisons Cope with Mental Health
Denver Sheriff Giving Heroin Antidote to Addicted Inmates Leaving Jail
Colorado Says It’s Cleared Backlog of Inmates Waiting for Evaluations
Cold Turkey: New Hampshire’s Prison Detox
An Unusual Insanity Plea Highlights the Limits of State Mental Health Services
New Plan to Treat Schizophrenia is Worth Added Cost, Study Says
Congress Eschews Conventional Wisdom on Criminal Justice Reform
Scientists Move Closer to Understanding Schizophrenia’s Cause
New York City’s Promising Step on Criminal Justice
Rethinking Criminal Intent: Why Mens Rea Matters
How the Epidemic of Drug Overdose Ripples Across America
House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Improve Care for Mentally Ill Offenders
Implant for Opiod Addicts Urged for Federal Approval
Investigators Say Denver Inmate Suffocated While Restrained
Prisons Have Become America’s New Asylums
Promoting Health Access to Keep People with Mental Illness Out of Jail
“Infectious Madness,” by Harriet A. Washington
Suicide Claims 14th Marine From a Unit Battered By Loss
Programs Expand Schizophrenia Patients’ Role in Their Own Care
New York State Agrees to Overhaul Solitary Confinement in Prisons
Don’t Blame Mental Illness for Gun Violence
Denver’s “Tough Love” Therapy Aims to Turn Lives Around
What it’s Like to be a Cop Involved in a Mass Shooting
New York Disarms the “Mentally Ill”
Suicide and Attempts on the Rise in Texas Prisons
Treating Mental Illness in New York, From All Angles
When the Army Pushes a Soldier Out, His Mental Health Struggles Are Left to Others
The Gaping Hole in the Prison Early Release Program
Suicide in Jail Spurs Action After Mother Shares Son’s Story
NFL Players Talk Openly to Help Destigmatize Mental Illness
Judged Incompetent to Stand Trial, People With Mental Illness Still Languish in Pennsylvania Jails
U.S. Courts Should Consider War Trauma of Veterans on Death Row: Report
Fighting the “After-War”
Where Homeless Meets Crazy
Senators Demand Probe Into Army’s Discharge of Troops With Mental Problems
Small Towns Face Rising Suicide Rates
Investigation: Army Kicked Out Thousands of Soldiers With Brain Injuries, Mental Health Issues
Obama Defends Black Lives Matter in Conversation on Criminal Justice
State Hospital Accused of Cover-Up, Violating Inmate Evaluation Agreement
What To Do With California’s Mentally Ill Defendants?
New Approach Advised to Treat Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia in America – Stop the Madness
Treating the Trauma of Young Syrian Refugees
The Chains of Mental Illness in West Africa
In West Africa, a Mission to Save Minds
Gun Deaths Are Mostly Suicides
A Criminal Mind
Watch John Oliver Explain Broken U.S. Mental Health System
Wounded Warrior Project Launching New National Mental Health Care Initiative, Warrior Care Network
St. Louis Area Police Reaching Out to Colleagues with Fragile Mental Health
In Unit Stalked by Suicide, Veterans Try to Save One Another
Denver’s New $1.8 Billion Budget Would Boost Jail, Welfare Spending
San Luis Veterans Say They Have Been Months Without a Doctor
Three California Jail Deputies Charged with Murder of Inmate
Across Much of US, a Serious Shortage of Psychiatrists
Texas Strives to Lure Mental Health Providers to Rural Counties
Make This Death Not in Vain: How Did A Mentally Ill Man Charged With a Trivial Crime Waste Away in Jail for Months?
Young Black Man Jailed Since April for Alleged $5 Theft Found Dead in Cell
When Prisons Need to Be More Like Nursing Homes
Judge Tells California to Explain Empty Psychiatric Beds While Prisoners Wait for Care
L.A. County to Relocate Some Inmates, Build Jail to Treat the Mentally Ill
The Diane Rehm Show: New Efforts to Help People with Mental Illness Get Treatment Instead of Jail Time
Bexar County Awarded Grant to Provide Attorneys to People with Mental Illnesses
Pennsylvania’s Mentally Ill Inmates Trapped in Legal Purgatory
Los Angeles Agrees to Overhaul Jails to Care for Mentally Ill and Curb Abuse
Another Soldier Spurned by Army Dies of Apparent Suicide
A Psychologist as Warden? Jail and Mental Illness Intersect in Chicago
Executing “Idiots”
Did Harrisburg State Hospital’s Closure Lead to More Mentally Ill Prisoners?
Jails: Revolving Doors for the Mentally Ill
Mayor De Blasio: Tear Down This Jail!
What President Obama Didn’t Hear or Smell at El Reno
Holmes Will Join Many Other Mentally Ill Inmates in Prison
Minnesota County Jails Struggling with Mentally Ill Inmates Left to Languish
Supermax Accused of Violating Rules for Treating Mentally Ill
Severity of Illness at Colorado’s Fort Logan Mental Hospital Has Increased
New York City Settles Suit Over Abuses at Rikers Island
In East Ukraine Psychiatric Ward, War Deepens Mental Wounds
Database May Help Identify Veterans on the Edge
St. Louis Jail System’s Longest-Serving Inmate Illustrates Mental Health Needs
Kalief Browder, 1993-2015
“Black Women Unnamed”: How Tanisha Anderson’s Bad Day Turned into Her Last
John Kasich: Number of Mentally Ill in Prison is “A Disgrace”
Denver Sheriff Whistleblower: “I Was Ordered to Destroy Videotape”
Consultants Uncover Deep Problems within Denver Sheriff Department
How America Overdosed on Drug Courts
Human Rights Watch Report: “Callous and Cruel: Use of Force Against Inmates with Mental Disabilities in US Jails and Prisons”
Adding Pepper Spray to the Prison Arsenal
Chirlane McCray Promises Millions of Dollars for Mental Health and Social Service Programs
Sounds of Silence from Inside the Jail
What Happened to the Rights of the Accused in America?
By Reason of Insanity
Colorado Theater Shooting Trial Tests Mental Health Network
At Supreme Court, Eric Holder’s Justice Dept. Routinely Backs Officers’ Use of Force
I Spent Seven Years Locked in a Human Warehouse
The Nightmare Outcome of a Son’s Mental Illness
Fairfax Jail Inmate in Taser Death was Shackled
For Mentally Ill Inmates, a Cycle of Jails and Hospitals
Fighting Mental Illness on the Ball Field
Institutionalized: Mental Health Behind Bars
California Defendants Declared Mentally Incompetent Face Lengthy Delays in Jails
Role of Illness in Germanwings Crash Raises Worry About Stigma
Sheehan’s Shooting: Is There a Better Way?
Inside America’s Toughest Federal Prison
The Nightmare of Prison for Individuals With Mental Illness
A Persian in Therapy
Health Care Systems Try to Cut Costs by Aiding the Poor and Troubled
Where Law and Order Meets Paranoid and Schizophrenic
Federal Trial to Tackle State’s Mental Competency Wait-Lists
One Year Later, Inmate’s Death Looms Over State Prison Mental Health Debate
The Survival Cycle
Nearly All Denver Jail Inmates Have Traumatic Brain Injury
For Mentally Ill, Too Often Prison Means Solitary, Neglect and Even Death
Michelle Obama Promotes Awareness of Mental Health Care
Woman Convicted in Ex-Penn Hoops Star’s Death Gets Treatment
LAPD Kill Unarmed Mentally Ill Veteran on TV. Their Defense Won’t Shock You.
Unlikely Cause Unites the Left and the Right: Justice Reform
The Modern Asylum
How Poverty and Mental Illness Are Putting More People Behind Bars
Mentally Ill Since 6, Inmate in Solitary Confinement Goes Untreated
New Calls for Reform of Our Local Criminal Justice Systems
Jails Have Become Warehouses for the Poor, Ill and Addicted
ACLU: Missoula Jail Health Services the Worst in Montana
Troubled Woman Dies in Fairfax: Shot Four Times with a Taser After a Week in Isolation Cell
Delay in Mental Health Placement Frustrates Oklahoma County Judge
Voices From Inside
New York City’s First Lady Shares Family History as She Unveils Push on Mental Health Care
Abusive, Unrestricted Segregation of Inmates
NY Asks Feds to Probe 2013 Rikers Island Inmate Death
Fixing Rikers Island
Penn Ethicists Call for a Return of the Mental Asylum
After Aurora Shooting, a “New Way of Responding” to Mental Crises
Redefining Mental Illness
A Living Nightmare in America’s Paradise
Glenn, Jessie Close Reveal Family Struggle With Mental Illness
New York City to End Solitary Confinement for Inmates 21 and Under
South Carolina Pays $1.2 Million In Lawsuit Over Mentally Ill Inmate Who Died
Mentally Ill Wait In Jails For Treatment Despite Ruling
Pennsylvania Strikes Deal to Keep Mentally Ill Inmates Out of Solitary Confinement
Police in Oregon Draft Policy for Dealing with Mentally Ill
Riker’s Inmate Found Dead Despite Suicide-Watch Alert
Massachusetts Bill Bars Extended Confinement of Mentally Ill Inmates
Darkness Invisible: The Hidden Global Costs of Mental Illness
Federal Court in Washington State Rules Long Delays in Mental Health Servies for Individuals in Jail Violate the Consitution
Colorado Gives $3 Million in Case of Inmate Who Died as Guards Laughed
U.S. Plans to Sue New York Over Rikers Island Conditions
Handling, Not Manhandling, the Mentally Ill
Colorado Receives $65 Million Mental Health Grant
A Vet and his Demons
R.I. Prison Systems Lacks Resources to Care for Mentally Ill Inmates
Federal Appeals Court Halts Execution in Texas Murder Case
Mass Imprisonment and Public Health
Crazy or Faking It?
Will Texas Kill an Insane Man?
Breakdown: A Broken Mental Health System in Colorado
Mayor de Blasio Urges “Culture Change” at Rikers Island
Marshall Project Kicks Off With Look at Legal Delays
Before Stage Four: An Important Call to Action for the Mental Health of all Coloradans
Denver City Council Approves $1.7 Billion Operating Budget with More Police
Overtime Costs Soar to Record Heights for Denver Sheriff Department
Denver Police Department Is Running 6-Month Pilot Program to Evaluate the Use of Body Cameras
Denver Jail’s Taser Use at Odds with Federal Guidelines, Post Finds
$2.25 Million Settlement for Family of Rikers Inmate Who Died in Hot Cell
The Real World of Depression: Perceptions of the Unseen Epidemic
Should a Child Offender Be Treated as an Adult?
Mental Health Staffers Will Aid Jeffco Sheriff’s Deputies With Cases
Halting Schizophrenia Before It Starts
Mental Health Issues Put 34,500 on New York’s No Guns List
Rikers Jail Costs Soared Despite Fewer Inmates, Comproller Finds
Jurors Award $4.65 Million in Denver Jail Abuse Death of Marvin Booker
Colorado mental health hotline ramping up services
From a Father’s Anguish Comes a Plan to Help Mentally Ill Inmates
Prison Dogs Are Tension-Relievers For Colorado’s Mentally Ill Inmates
Boulder County Agencies Prep To Deal With Rise In Suicide Threats
Mental Health Cops Help Reweave Social Safety Net In San Antonio
Dealing with mental illness and thoughts of suicide
Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Resources
California Revises Policy on Mentally Ill Inmates
Iacobucci report calls for a “zero deaths” police culture (Toronto)
Jails in U.S. Struggle with Role as Asylums
Rikers: Where Mental Illness Meets Brutality in Jail
Colorado Sheriffs Keep Popping up in Spotlight
City Council Approves Denver’s $3.4M Plan for Marijuana Tax Proceeds
Mental Health Crisis Hotline Ready to go Statewide in August
The Divide Over Involuntary Mental Health Treatment
Burlington PD Refine Response to Mental Health Crises
The Mentally Ill Mostly Go to Jail, Not Psych Hospitals
Mental Health Resources in Limbo in Dispute Over Grant Awards
Police Confront Rising Number of Mentally Ill Suspects
Arapahoe Douglas Mental Health Network Criminal Justice Programs – Descriptions
Policing the Mentally Ill Now Top Concern for Officers, Chief Tells National Conference
Inside a Mental Hospital Called Jail
Report: Adults With Serious Mental Illnesses Face 80% Unemployment
Autism in the Criminal Justice System

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