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Mental Health Services in Rural Jails

Description
Explores the role of jails within rural mental health systems, investigating how rural jails manage mental health and substance abuse problems among inmates. Also identifies barriers to providing mental health services in rural jails and shares promising practices for improving service delivery. Study focuses on rural, county-based jails in Minnesota, Montana, Texas, and Vermont.
Author(s)
Melanie M. Race, Anush Yousefian, David Lambert, David Hartley
Date
08/2010
Type
Document
Organization
Maine Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Access · Criminal justice system · Mental health · Substance use and misuse · Minnesota · Montana · Texas · Vermont