Lawmaker Will Seek to Abolish Solitary Confinement for Mentally Ill Prisoners

Lawmaker will seek to abolish solitary confinement for mentally ill prisoners
Also at the top of his agenda was a plan to remove mentally ill prisoners from “administrative segregation” into what he called a Residential Treatment Program that was supposed to offer the kind of human contact experts say inmates need before being … Read more on The Colorado Independent

VP Biden says country is on cusp or 'remarkable changes' in care of those with
BOSTON — Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the country is on the cusp of what he called “remarkable changes” in the treatment of mental illness. Speaking at a forum on mental health to mark the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy … Read more on Washington Post

Butler U. Professor Cites Risperdal Issues
Dr. Peak says the drug has been linked to an increase in the hormone called prolactin. She says Risperdal is better suited as a first line treatment for or schizophrenia rather than ADHD in children. Indiana News · Send to a friend … Read more on 93.1 WIBC Indianapolis

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