May 24, 2018

A Criminal Past, an Unwritten Future

In the News

Their message to these young men was simple: “You may be locked up, but your mind can still be free.” Over time, what started as a book club transformed into a robust operation that supports D.C. men from the day they are arrested to...

May 24, 2018

Celebrities Highlight Mental Health Issues

In the News

As the stigma surrounding mental illness has declined in recent years, so has the reluctance many have had to discuss their own mental health issues, including celebrities. It’s become the new norm for stars to divulge vulnerabilities ...

April 15, 2018

How I Learned Not to Call 911

Public Safety

Every day, New Yorkers encounter so many mentally ill people, whether on the street or in their own buildings. The most recent data for New York shows that some 95,000 New Yorkers with serious mental illnesses, including bipolar disord...

April 11, 2018

A CRIMINAL PAST, AN UNWRITTEN FUTURE|

Reentry

Their message to these young men was simple: “You may be locked up, but your mind can still be free.” Over time, what started as a book club transformed into a robust operation that supports D.C. men from the day they are arrested to...

April 10, 2018

Why Jail is No Place for the Mentally Troubled

Justice

In a discussion with The Crime Report about her new book, “Insane: America’s Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness,” Alisa Roth, a former Soros Justice Fellow, describes how jails and prisons have become the nation’s principal ins...