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.
July 29, 2009 | Program Results Report
Each year, hundreds of thousands of people are released from prison, many with health, substance abuse, economic and family problems that need to be addressed in order for them to become productive, law-abiding members of society.
February 10, 2007 | Program Results Report
Staff at the National Commission on Correctional Health Care measured the health outcomes of patients with chronic conditions in correctional institutions in Georgia and Michigan over time.
June 1, 2001 | Program Results Report
The Robert F. Kennedy Memorial established the National Juvenile Justice Project to rehabilitate young offenders through programs that deal with the possible causes of criminal behavior.