Mass Incarceration Exacts Major Health Toll

February 7, 2018

2/6/18 – Mass incarceration in the United States is a public health scourge that hits not only those locked up but also their family members and even the workers in detention settings, says a new review. In Issues, two correctional experts also recently examined the status of health care in prisons and jails, offering a set of policy recommendations that would benefit inmates, their home communities, and the nation at large.