More than half of all inmates in the U.S. suffer from some kind of mental illness.
But managing mental health treatments in prisons remains a challenge across the country, including Ohio, where the problems are exacerbated by overcrowding and a shortage of mental health professionals.
Today on All Sides, the quality of care for inmates with mental illness.
- Christine Herman, Reporter, Illinois Public Media in Urbana, Illinois
- Alisa Roth, journalist, author of “INSANE: America’s Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness”
- David Singleton, Executive Director/Attorney Ohio Justice and Policy Center
- Terry Russell, Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness Ohio