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 20, 2014 | Program Results Report
Starting in 2008, the Vera Institute of Justice in New York began running Common Justice, an innovative service program for those harmed by and responsible for crime and an alternative to incarceration for young people ages 16 to 24.
March 13, 2012 | Program Results Report
The Medical-Legal Partnership for Children brought together pediatric clinicians, social workers and lawyers at three Seattle area medical facilities to address the unmet legal needs of low-income patients and their families.
July 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
Legal intervention to protect the rights of children can be a necessary step in meeting their health needs.
April 22, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Council for a Strong America mobilized leaders in business, law enforcement, and the military to make the case to policy-makers for investing in and supporting public health and community-wide prevention efforts.
September 1, 2011 | Journal Article
A comprehensive communications strategy helps a national program office and demonstration sites advance program goals.
January 27, 2003 | Program Results Report
In 1998 and 1999, the Advocacy Institute, Washington, planned, wrote and distributed 15 reports providing a nonpartisan analysis of issues relevant to five tobacco control proposals that came before the U.S. Senate during the 105th Congress.
May 31, 2000 | Program Results Report
From 1993 to 1996, the General Hospital Corporation, Boston, carried out a controlled study assessed tobacco sales to minors, youth access to tobacco, and youth tobacco use in six Massachusetts communities.
June 30, 1999 | Program Results Report
Starting in December 1996, an expert panel convened by the National Research Council's Board on Children, Youth, and Families studied the health and safety implications of child labor.
June 12, 2012 | Program Results Report
The Youth Advocacy Department of Massachusetts, the juvenile division of the state's public defender agency, developed a Web-based information system to help manage and assess the impact of its work representing young people in juvenile court.
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.