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
Year Developed: 2018
Resource Type: Archived Webinar
Primary Audience: Outreach Staff
Secondary Audience: Clinicians
Corporation for Supportive Housing
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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.