‘Fresh Air’: Alisa Roth On ‘America’s Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness’ : Shots – Health News : NPR

While visiting jails and prisons across the country, author Alisa Roth witnessed mentally ill inmates in solitary confinement, wearing restrictive jumpsuits and receiving very limited therapy. — Read on http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/07/10/627519801/behind-bars-mentally-ill-inmates-are-often-punished-for-their-symptoms