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 14, 2011 | Story
Programs provide health care to recently released inmates in the Bay area and uninsured patients in Albuquerque.
October 31, 2008 | Program Results Report
Staff at Family Justice designed and implemented a comprehensive database designed to support its approach to improving the health and well-being of formerly incarcerated individuals and their families in New York.
December 1, 2011 | Program Results Report
Community Oriented Correctional Health Services expanded its juvenile offender program to an additional site and negotiated for a third. The program connects juvenile offenders with health services during and after detention.
August 28, 2004 | Story
Ray Materson, the first artist ever to receive a grant from Innovators Combating Substance Abuse, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
April 5, 2007 | Program Results Report
The Comprehensive Adjustment Program for Youth takes Camden County adolescents serving time for drug-related offenses and provides them with structured and comprehensive day-treatment services.
September 10, 2012 | Grantee
Learn how Better Futures Enterprises gives ex-offenders a chance to become productive and valued members of society and connects them with the resources they need—housing, jobs, healthcare, and a supportive community.
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.
March 5, 2014 | Story
A Project L/EARN alumnus works to reduce recidivism through support and treatment.
March 24, 2010 | Program Results Report
North End Outreach Network in Springfield, Mass., expanded outreach to soon-to-be-released inmates and their families and coordinated access to social and medical services once they returned to the community.
March 23, 2007 | Program Results Report
In separate studies, researchers at the RAND Corporation and the Public Health Institute collected and analyzed data related to the implementation of California's Proposition 36, the Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act.