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  • The three largest mental health treatment facilities in the U.S. are jails. The criminal justice system has become the primary way the United States deals…
  • In part one of a two-part investigation into how the country’s jails have become our default mental health treatment centers, we go to Santa Rita jail in…
  • Today, we’re bringing you part two of the winner of the Northern California’s chapter of the Society of Professional Journalist’s award for best audio story for explanatory journalism in 2021. A documentary about how the criminal justice system has become the primary way the United States deals with mental illness.
  • In part one of a two-part investigation into how the country’s jails have become our default mental health treatment centers, we go to Santa Rita jail in Alameda County, one of the largest and deadliest jails in California.
  • Criminalizing Mental Illness, Part 2
    The three largest mental health treatment facilities in the U.S. are jails. The criminal justice system has become the primary way the United States deals…
  • Criminalizing Mental Illness, Part 1
    In part one of a two-part investigation into how the country’s jails have become our default mental health treatment centers, we go to Santa Rita jail in…
  • The largest providers of psychiatric care in the US aren’t hospitals – they’re jails and prisons. On this edition of Your Call, we speak with journalist…
  • The largest providers of psychiatric care in the US aren’t hospitals – they’re jails and prisons. On this edition of Your Call, we speak with journalist…
  • Is the homeless population disproportionately inclusive of people suffering from mental illness? Are the mentally ill overrepresented amongst the homeless? In the criminal justice system?Is conservatorship the answer? What can history teach us?Joining YLR host, Jeff Hayden, is Dr. George Bach-Y-Rita, Attorney Marianna S. Klebanov, and Deputy San Mateo County Counsel Paul Sheng.Questions for Jeff and his guests? Please call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.
  • “If you disagree with background checks, the logical jump is you believe it’s okay for criminals and the dangerously mentally ill to buy guns,” explains…
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