Voices of NEXUS

Episode 3: Mental Health and the Justice System: Inside and Outside Incarceration

July 17, 2020 NEXUS Season 1 Episode 3
Voices of NEXUS
Episode 3: Mental Health and the Justice System: Inside and Outside Incarceration
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Voices of NEXUS
Episode 3: Mental Health and the Justice System: Inside and Outside Incarceration
Jul 17, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
NEXUS

An educator in correctional facilities and a mental health advocate discuss why people with serious mental illness are more likely to be incarcerated than hospitalized. They emphasize the need for better information exchange between mental health professionals and the justice system, including improved mental health training for judges.

Guests:
Susan Lockwood Roberts, Past President of the Correctional Education Association
Chris Seeley, MSW, Program Director of School and Justice Initiatives, American Psychiatric Association Foundation

Show Notes

An educator in correctional facilities and a mental health advocate discuss why people with serious mental illness are more likely to be incarcerated than hospitalized. They emphasize the need for better information exchange between mental health professionals and the justice system, including improved mental health training for judges.

Guests:
Susan Lockwood Roberts, Past President of the Correctional Education Association
Chris Seeley, MSW, Program Director of School and Justice Initiatives, American Psychiatric Association Foundation