Daily Court Reporter - News Common Good: Mental health and criminal justice
Common Good: Mental health and criminal justice
Kathleen Maloney, Supreme Court of Ohio
More than 383,000 adults with serious mental illnesses are being held in a U.S. jail or prison, according to the nonprofit Treatment Advocacy Center. Of the 64,000 people jailed or imprisoned in Ohio in 2005, more than 10,000 were estimated to have serious mental illnesses.
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Date Published: June 5, 2018