Mental Illness And The Criminal Justice System

September 17, 2013

Hour 2:           How are the courts and mental health service providers working to solve the issue of mental illness in the criminal justice system? We’ll discuss the issue this hour with Pete Earley [1], author of “Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness” and Ron Stretcher, Director of Criminal Justice for Dallas County [2].

Pete Earley will speak tomorrow at a luncheon [3] benefitting Metrocare [4].

 

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URLs in this post:

[1] Pete Earley: http://www.peteearley.com/

[2] Criminal Justice for Dallas County: http://www.dallascounty.org/department/cjab/leadership.php

[3] luncheon: http://www.metrocareservices.org/getdoc/cade9df7-da8d-42c6-bbc8-8f5423ec897f/Meal-for-the-Minds-2012-(1).aspx

[4] Metrocare: http://www.metrocareservices.org/

[5] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/223459496/KERA_223459496.mp3

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