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Judge: Prisons Mistreat Mentally Ill

August 9th, 2014 Posted by Advocacy, Media, News Commentary 0 thoughts on “Judge: Prisons Mistreat Mentally Ill”

January 09, 2014

Read the full article in the Greenville News.

COLUMBIA — The state’s prison system has failed its inmates who have serious mental health illness, according to a scathing, 45-page ruling by a state judge who detailed cases in which inmates were placed in solitary for years, put naked into restraining chairs in painful positions and left naked and in filth in cold, empty cells. newbalance chaussures Circuit Judge Michael Baxley ruled Wednesday that the South Carolina Department of Corrections had violated the constitutional rights of prisoners with serious mental illness. soldes newbalance The agency late Wednesday issued a three-sentence statement saying it would appeal Baxley’s decision. NEW BALANCE en France “Mental health is not just a corrections’ problem, it’s a national problem that all sectors of society are working to address,” the agency said in its statement. new balance sitemap The agency didn’t address any of the specific allegations.

Judge: SC Corrections Dept. Must Improve Inmate Mental Health

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Navy Yard Shooting

Letter to the Editor: Mentally ill not more likely to kill

August 20th, 2013 Posted by Advocacy, Letters, Media, Published Media 0 thoughts on “Letter to the Editor: Mentally ill not more likely to kill”

Published: The Washington Times, Sept. 20, 2013

The national news media should report more facts whenever they cover stories having to do with mass shooters being mentally ill (“Aaron Alexis‘ history renews debate between mental issues, gun crimes,” Web, Sept. soldes newbalance 18). Chaussures NEW BALANCE This includes, of course, this week’s Navy Yard shooting. Chaussures Homme New Balance If I were to rely solely on the coverage I have seen over the past few years, I would assume every mentally ill person is a ticking time bomb ready to go off at any moment. newbalance chaussures Actually, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, 57.7 million Americans have suffered from a mental illness in the past 12 months. newbalance 2018 pas cher That is 26.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and older. acheter newbalance en ligne Furthermore, a person with a severe mental illness is four times more likely to be a victim of a crime than to commit a crime.

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