This report summarizes what is known about the health of people in prison and jail, the health care they receive, and the effects of incarceration on public health and where and how improvements can be made.
November 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Former prisoners are at elevated risk of death due to overdose, disease, homicide, suicide and motor vehicle accidents.
April 26, 2012 | Program Results Report
Through its MOMobile at Riverside program, the Maternity Care Coalition in Philadelphia provided education and support services to female inmates who were pregnant and/or mothers of young children. RWJF supported the program from 2006 through 2010.
April 13, 2009 | Journal Article
This article examines the relationship between incarceration and cardiovascular disease among young adults. Previous incarceration is linked to hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy in young adults.
June 1, 2012 | Story
Program that rescues women from substance abuse, incarceration and poverty begins again.