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.
October 14, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Community Advocacy Program in Cleveland paired medical and legal professionals to improve community health in Cleveland by overcoming legal barriers to patient health.
April 1, 2007 | Journal Article
The study's objective focused on the experience of Hurricane Katrina's evacuees to better understand factors influencing evacuation decisions in impoverished, mainly minority communities that were most severely affected by the disaster.
December 23, 2009 | Program Results Report
The commission sought to influence drug policies and practices, held African-American drug policy summits, worked in communities around the country on drug policy issues and disseminated the commission's policy recommendations.