Preventing Suicide and Self-Harm in Jail
Source: Vera Institute of Justice
Suicide is the leading cause of death in jails across the country. At a time when the public is paying closer attention to local jails and their primary role in mass incarceration, it is critical to shine light on the problem of jail suicide and the steps jails can take to prevent future deaths.
By: Jason Tan de Bibiana, Therese Todd, and Leah Pope
- human rights
- pre-trial justice
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- incarcerated individuals