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.
One of 10 Forward Promise Innovation Grantees, the Evergreen State College’s educational program, Gateways, offers incarcerated youth the opportunity and support they need to complete their education.
April 27, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
For National Minority Health Month, RWJF Scholar Elizabeth Barnert blogs on the need to recognize to address the impact of incarceration on minority health.
April 25, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
For National Minority Health Month blog carnival, Raymond Perry blogs on serving minority communities.
November 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Former prisoners are at elevated risk of death due to overdose, disease, homicide, suicide and motor vehicle accidents.
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.