Date & Time
Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Time
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Name
RT-04 Questioning the Numbers: Are Jails and Prisons Really Overrun with Mental Illness?
Description

Roundtable

It has become routine to hear about the vast numbers of mentally ill individuals who are incarcerated, even colloquially dubbing correctional facilities as "the new psychiatric hospitals." However, there are reasons to doubt the reported number of mentally ill individuals in jails and prisons. Could increased diagnostic accuracy improve access to care for the truly mentally ill? Join this discussion to learn more.
 

Track
Mental Health