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“Mental health issues create problems for African-Americans in city jails”

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This August 26, 2014 New Pittsburgh Courier article talks about studies showing that the number of African-Americans in jails and prisons with mental health issues exceeds the number of African-Americans in the community with mental health issues.

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“Common Sense Catching On: Mental Health Courts”

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This is an article found in a blog called “Awakening Psyche” which appears to be part of the “Psychology Today” website.  It discusses the issue of those with mental illness who end up in the criminal justice system.

“Mental health court work under way”

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This article found in the Altoona Mirror dated August 4, 2011 talks about work being done to implement a Mental Health court in Blair County, PA

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