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 1, 2000 | Program Results Report
New York University and Columbia University planned, implemented, and evaluated a demonstration program designed to reduce substance-abuse relapse and criminal recidivism among felony offenders released from prison.
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.
June 1, 2012 | Story
Program that rescues women from substance abuse, incarceration and poverty begins again.
April 20, 2010 | Program Results Report
Treatment Research Institute developed a pilot project to train public defenders in Pennsylvania to identify clients with substance abuse issues and refer them to appropriate health and social services.
April 1, 2008 | Report
An electronic database and map of reentry services available to prisoners returning from New York City's jails to communities in its five boroughs finds services are often inaccessible.
January 24, 2012 | Story
Travis built his New Connections research project on a data set from the 1997–2002 evaluation of the Health Link Program.
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.
February 8, 2007 | Program Results Report
The Vera Institute of Justice evaluated La Bodega de la Familia, a program operated by the Vera Institute and dedicated to improving family well-being by supporting families of drug users under parole or probation supervision.