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Turning to telemedicine for prisoners' mental health treatment

On one end sits a prisoner facing a screen, the sound of a freeway hundreds of miles away faint through the computer speakers. On the other end, next to that freeway, sits a doctor in a nondescript office building near Houston. Telemedicine brings the two ... read more

Coloradans deserve better mental health care access

shows that proper treatment and support improve outcomes and lower the demand on hospitals, emergency rooms and the criminal justice system. Turning our jails and prisons into warehouses for people with mental health or substance use disorders is the most ... read more

Mental Health Treatment by Video Growing

At the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, where telemedicine has been operating for years _ starting with state prison inmates _ about one-third of the program's 60,000 appointments each year are for mental health treatment. And in rural ... read more

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Growing use of telemedicine helps Oklahoma deliver mental health care

STATISTICS related to mental health in Oklahoma are discouraging. Turning ... who need treatment services aren’t getting them. Consequently the state suffers from a high suicide rate, too much abuse of drugs and alcohol, and crowded prisons. read more

Inmates access mental health treatment

OTTUMWA — Sheriff Mark Miller must transport mental health patients to court-ordered hospital stays. But many of the prisoners in his own jail struggle ... who might need resources for treatment when they get out,” he said. But there’s one more ... read more

Turning to telemedicine to help prevent school shootings

Now, some West Texas schools are turning to telemedicine to get students the help they need ... "If we can find those kinds and engage in mental health services and get them treated," Dr. Billy Philip of TTUHSC said, "that's a better outcome then finding ... read more

DC Mayor Wants To Turn Prison Health Care Over To Notorious Company Tied To Inmate Deaths

A plan to privatize Washington, D.C.’s non-profit prison ... to turn over the DC jail’s medical, mental health, dental and pharmacy services to Corizon for the next three years — proposing to pay them about $66 million to care for the more ... read more

Putting telemedicine behind bars

He knows their frustration with the process of accessing specialist care—and its quality. Inmates can spend six to eight hours shackled in holding pens and sitting in traffic as they travel to NYC Health ... are turning to telemedicine as a cost ... read more

Mental Health Treatment by Video Growing

DALLAS -- Psychiatrists, often in need and hard to find in rural areas, are increasingly turning to video to ... with state prison inmates _ about one-third of the program's 60,000 appointments each year are for mental health treatment. read more


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