• News by Topic

  • News by Topic

  • Relationships news

  • Mind and body

    "Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and be vibrantly alive in repose."

    --Gandhi

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.

Vote!

APA President Calls For Enhanced Efforts to Alleviate Mental Health Crisis in U.S. Jails

“The criminalization of mental illness is a national tragedy,” APA President Renée Binder, M.D., told an audience gathered yesterday for a congressional briefing on Capitol Hill.The event, which was sponsored by APA, aimed to promote awareness of the numerous challenges people who are living with mental illness in U.S. jails and prisons face and highlight possible policy solutions to help meet the needs of this population.People with mental illness in U.S. jails and prisons often spend more time behind bars than those without such disorders, said Binder, a forensic psychiatrist....

read more...

Share |

Published By: Psychiatric News - Friday, 30 October, 2015

Copyright © 2016 Psychology One. All rights reserved. This site is for education & information purposes. This site is not a substitute for professional psychological, medical or psychiatric treatment.