Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System

NAMI Recommendations for Criminal Justice Reform   The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) estimates that 44% of jail inmates and 37% of prison inmates have a mental health condition, yet few receive adequate treatment. NAMI strongly recommends reforming the mental health system as a first step towards criminal justice reform. As noted in their …

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Alcohol-Related Liver Transplants Skyrocketed During Pandemic

Researchers Point to Record Alcohol Sales During the Pandemic Resulting in Sharp Increase in Alcoholic Hepatitis   Reporting by CNN indicates that the number of people with alcoholic hepatitis who either received a liver transplant or were placed on a waitlist for one increased 50% during the pandemic. The sharp rise in alcohol-related liver transplants …

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