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Medical, Medical and Behavioral Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guidance for Correctional Settings

CDC provides guidance for correctional and detention facilities and other groups that support persons who are incarcerated or detained.

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Small Rural Law Enforcement Executive Association

The Small & Rural Law Enforcement Executives Association (SRLEEA) is the only 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated solely to supporting and promoting law enforcement executives and agencies that serve small, rural & tribal communities across America.

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Medical, Medical and Behavioral Health
Dying Inside: To End Deaths of Despair, Address the Crisis in Local Jails

Individuals entering jails and other correctional settings are more likely to have a chronic health condition or infectious disease, resulting in an increased risk to their physical health and well-being while incarcerated.

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Mental Health Identification Practices of Jails: The Unmet Needs of the “Silent” Population: Special Issue: Criminal Justice and Community Psychology: Our Values and Our Work.

The overrepresentation of individuals with mental illness in the criminal/legal system is well documented. While professional associations urge diversion towards treatment, little is known about the practices these institutions use to identify this population.

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Pregnancy Outcomes in US Prisons | Carolyn Sufrin M.D., Ph.D.
Carolyn Sufrin MD, PhD, discusses recent research on pregnancy frequencies and outcomes among women in …
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Medical, Medical and Behavioral Health
The Realities of Pregnancy and Mothering While Incarcerated

The United States has the second highest rate of incarcerating women internationally, second only to Thailand. In recent decades, there has been a dramatic increase in the U.S. correctional population, and women are a rapidly growing segment of this population.

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Exploring Healthcare Experiences for Incarcerated Individuals Who Identify as Transgender in a Southern Jail

To document the health-related experiences and needs of jail detainees who self-identified as transgender women.

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Beyond Estelle: Medical Rights for Incarcerated Patients

Like most other individuals, prisoners sometimes need medical attention for ailments, injuries and diseases. However, there appears to be a misconception about prisoners’ medical rights among physicians, medical administrators, prison and jail staff, and law enforcement officials.

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Ramos v. Lamm
My decision was appealed by defendants to the Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. …
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Estelle v. Gamble
Respondent state inmate brought this civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against petitioners, …
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