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Stopping the Revolving Door : How Health Centers Can Serve Justice Involved Populations
Coordinating to meet the health needs of individuals leaving prison and jails.

Resource Topic: Emerging Issues, Special and Vulnerable Populations

Keywords: Partnerships.

Year Developed: 2018

Resource Type: Archived Webinar

Primary Audience: Outreach Staff
Secondary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: Corporation for Supportive Housing (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: Disproportionate numbers of individuals leaving correctional facilities suffer from substance use, medical and mental health challenges that go untreated when they return to the community. Health centers across the country are working to improve the lives of justice-involved patients. From coordinated discharge planning with jail and probation staff, to proactive post-release health center appointments and assistance with locating housing, health centers are uniquely situation to serve this population.

Resource Details: Learn from the community health centers that are on the forefront helping to meet the health and social needs of individuals exiting correctional institutions. This webinar is a companion to CSH's recently released publication on this topic, and will feature overviews from three health centers engaged in this work.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.