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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Reaching In & Reaching Out To Justice-Involved Consumers

Over my career in health care, the one problem that never seems to get fixed is the jagged edges of the continuum between the health care system and the justice system. Justice-involved consumers with any behavioral or medical problem seem to be ill-served by both. I’ve been to literally hundreds of meetings where there is… Read

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