Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness. Some academics link schizophrenia to violent crime. Research suggests a failure to properly treat the disorder can lead to
It’s no secret that mentally ill people require greater attention and care than other inmates in Arizona and elsewhere. Mental health advocates believe this means
When a mentally ill person is in crisis, the scenario is traumatic for the whole family. The crisis may result in the arrest of your
Many homeless people end up in jails. Often they suffer from addictions and mental health issues. Their predicament is exacerbated by laws that criminalize homelessness.
The judicial system treats sex crimes very seriously in Arizona. Many are charged as felonies and entail long prison sentences for the accused. Mental illness
Conditions for mentally ill inmates are grim in many jails across the country. However, jails in Maricopa County have been singled out for criticism in