Solitary confinement isn’t effective. That’s why New Jersey lawmakers are trying to restrict it.

July 11, 2019
New Jersey lawmakers have passed a bill that is among the most…

Colorado’s criminal justice system has a mental health crisis. Will the state change its approach?

July 10, 2019
Officials agree that growing numbers of people with mental health…

Dropped Murder Charges Prompt Lawmakers to Assess Mental Health System's Role in Public Safety

July 10, 2019
A prosecutor's decision last month to drop three high-profile…

Florida Attorney General addresses mental health concerns in the criminal justice system

July 10, 2019
Rising mental health concerns post-Hurricane Michael led Florida…

From hospital to homeless: Victoria’s mental health system fails the most vulnerable

July 10, 2019
People experiencing homelessness and poor mental health are among…

Delhi High Court to examine if disability laws apply on people suffering from mental illness

July 10, 2019
The Delhi High Court has agreed to examine a legal question as…

Arlington County Considering Jail Diversion Program for Mentally Ill

July 9, 2019
Arlington County is considering a new program to divert people…

Why A Father Fears His Son’s Mental Illness Could Lead to Deportation

July 8, 2019
When José moved his family to the U.S. from Mexico nearly two…

Why the UK needs a separate justice system for people with mental illness

July 5, 2019
Severe mental illness is on the rise in the UK, and an increasing…

A New State Law is Changing How Courts Treat the Mentally Ill, But in Humboldt It’s Not That Easy

July 3, 2019
As a deputy public defender for the County of Humboldt, Casey…