Posted by Cell Block Legendz Administrator on 9/1/2022 to
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In the last few decades, there has been a
dramatic increase in the prevalence of severe mental illness in the U.S.
correctional system, leading many to dub prisons and jails "the new
asylums." In reality, more people with mental illness are housed in the
Los Angeles County Jail, the Cook County Jail in Chicago, and the Rikers Island
Jail in New York City than in any other psychiatric facility in the United States.
This blog article will discuss “10 Good
And Interesting Facts About Mental Illness And Incarcerated Individuals”.