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Ill-Equipped:
U.S. Prisons and Offenders with Mental Illness

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  1. SUMMARY
  2. RECOMMENDATIONS
  3. BACKGROUND
  4. WHO ARE THE MENTALLY ILL IN PRISON?
  5. MENTAL ILLNESS AND WOMEN PRISONERS
  6. SYSTEMS IN TRANSITION
  7. DIFFICULTIES MENTALLY ILL PRISONERS FACE COPING IN PRISON
  8. I.J., New York

  1. INADEQUATE RESPONSES AND ABUSES BY CORRECTIONAL STAFF
  2. Timothy Perry, Connecticut

    Y.D., California

    Mark Edward Walker, Montana

  1. INADEQUATE MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT IN PRISONS
  1. INSUFFICIENT PROVISION OF SPECIALIZED FACILITIES FOR SERIOUSLY ILL PRISONERS
  1. CASE STUDY: ALABAMA, A SYSTEM IN CRISIS

  2. V.K., New York

  1. MENTALLY ILL PRISONERS AND SEGREGATION
  2. R.P., New York

    L.J., New York

  1. SUICIDE AND SELF-MUTILATION
  2. Felix Jorge, New York

  1. FAILURE TO PROVIDE DISCHARGE SERVICES
  1. LEGAL STANDARDS
    TESTIMONIES

    COLOPHON

    ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS


September 2003     ISBN: 1564322904