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This project was supported by the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism....
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Inspector General Max Huntsman said he “received complaints from pregnant people in custody and their loved ones” about food and bottled water availability in jail, as well as out-of-cell time for exercise, and other issues.
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There's a pressing need for LA’s Office of Diversion and Reentry to scale up its diversion capacity for moms, but so far the money to do so hasn’t been there.
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Moms talk about what it’s like to be pregnant in jail, and about their lives before and after incarceration.
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By October 2021, the number of people stuck in jail waiting for a state hospital bed had grown to a new record of 1,838 people.
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In Texas, those charged with crimes and found mentally incompetent are entitled to treatment at a state hospital before returning to jail and standing trial. The failing system waitlists hundreds. Sometimes they die sooner than receiving treatment.
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A survey of Californians sheds new light on how the pandemic is shifting attitudes.
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Residential programs that serve Philadelphia children should be required to install video cameras, train and pay staff well, and commit to reducing or eliminating the use of physical restraints, a group of local leaders said Tuesday.
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The largest psychiatric facility in Sonoma County is not a hospital. It’s the jail.
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Inmates who cycle in and out of jail can drive up incarceration and health care costs, says researcher Shannon McConville. Can Medicaid make a meaningful difference?

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