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Mental Health & Trauma
Despite efforts to reduce incarceration, LA County's incarcerated inmates with mental illness increased by 54% from 2015-2022, highlighting inadequate care and funding issues.
In STAT’s interviews with more than a half-dozen women who are incarcerated in California, many described the post-pandemic era as their most difficult period of incarceration.
Patient advocates hope new powers for health insurance regulators will usher in change, but the parity standard has its limits and is difficult to enforce.
Minnesota hospital payment data has shown that mental health services receive significantly lower median payments than other categories of care.
Coroners' records reviewed by LAist show a jump in suicides inside L.A. County’s downtown jail complex in 2021.
The rollout of 988 and related psychiatric emergency services has failed to live up to its promise, an LA Times investigation finds.
Insurance reimbursement rates — coupled with constraints on staffing and hospital beds — limit options for psychiatric patients, including children.