Correctional Health Care, Reentry & Diversion Services

The corrections health care, re-entry, and diversion market is defined as the provision of medical and behavioral health services to the incarcerated, services to ease the transition back into the community, and diversion services related to decreasing or avoiding jail time for certain offenses. The corrections market faces a number of challenges including the high number of individuals with serious mental illness, an increasingly female population, providing adequate care, and helping former inmates adapt and succeed in the community.

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50% Of Male Detainees In Jails Have PTSD

Nearly 50% of male jail detainees incarcerated in three small, local correctional centers in North Carolina had post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Approximately 25% of male jail detainees had panic disorder (PD), and reported experiencing a panic attack in the past 12 months. More than 33% had moderate or severe alcohol use disorder (AUD). About a… Read

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