Inmate Mental Health in the Spotlight in Michigan

http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/michigan/2016/12/28/growth-mentally-inmates-raises-concern-mich/95897544/

In Michigan, they are facing reality: the number of mentally ill in the criminal justice system are increasing in number, and their care is especially complicated and costly. The easiest way to prevent it is helping these vulnerable people receive the help they need, whether counseling or pharmaceutical, before they become the responsibility of the criminal justice system. But this is a complicated path that is still being pioneered.



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