This July 14, 2014 ydr.com article talks about the problems being faced by jails and prisons across the country as they try to figure out how to deal with the sharp increase in the number of seriously mentally ill inmates that are incarcerated primarily due to non-violent crimes.
- US jails struggle with role as makeshift asylums (cnsnews.com)
- U.S. Jails Struggle With Role As Makeshift Asylums (huffingtonpost.com)
- US jails struggle with role as makeshift asylums (bostonherald.com)
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