Skip to comments.Report: Mental health care at LA jails lacking
Posted on 06/07/2014 4:41:38 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Los Angeles County jails have deplorable conditions that have contributed to a dramatic increase in suicides and the system isnt doing enough to help mentally ill inmates, according to a federal report released Friday.
Fifteen inmates have killed themselves in less than 2½ years, with the number increasing from four in 2012 to 10 the next year, and dimly lit, vermin-infested, noisy, unsanitary, cramped and crowded conditions contributed to the suicides, according to the U.S. Justice Departments assessment of jail mental health care.
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One re4ason for this is that any “mental health professionals” in california have their hands full treating the population of california who aren’t yet in jail. Fruits & nuts comes to mind.
One reason for this is that any “mental health professionals” in california have their hands full treating the population of california who aren’t yet in jail. Fruits & nuts comes to mind.
Mental health help lacking in DC as well, ya think?
If being in jail doesn’t agree with you, don’t keep going back.
Send em to the VA!
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