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.
March 3, 2014 | Journal Article
More than three decades after the first cases of HIV/AIDS were diagnosed, the benefits of early diagnosis and treatment have been well documented.
July 24, 2006 | Program Results Report
The University of Miami compared the costs of in-prison and aftercare substance abuse treatment services for criminal offenders with the savings resulting from fewer days of reincarceration.
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 1, 2006 | Program Results Report
Brown University examined rearrests among substance-abusing prison inmates to determine whether the costs of providing different levels of substance abuse treatment while incarcerated were offset by savings.