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.
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.
January 13, 2011 | Program Results Report
The program focused on assisting juvenile justice systems in 10 communities to work with alcohol and drug treatment providers and community members to help teens not only in trouble with the law but also with drug and alcohol problems.
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.
July 23, 2009 | Story
Marlatt and colleagues conducted a study in a prison in Seattle in which inmates were given the opportunity to participate in a 10-day Vipassana meditation course.
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.
May 14, 2009 | News Release
New funds expand innovative model that helps turn teen lives around.
September 29, 2008 | Program Results Report
Project Link is a consortium of six community service organizations to reduce repeated hospitalizations and incarcerations among a population of clients with the dual diagnoses of severe mental illness and substance abuse.
August 1, 2000 | Program Results Report
The Institute for Law and Policy Planning, Inc., Berkeley, Calif., carried out a study of tuberculosis (TB) screening and treatment procedures in jails and community-based health care facilities in two representative California counties.