'Jail is where a lot of people end up receiving mental health services'

Vicki Smith, executive director of Disability Rights North Carolina, discusses the need to change standards, screening and enforcement to ensure the safety of inmates, especially those needing medical care and mental health services.
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Vicki Smith, executive director of Disability Rights North Carolina, discusses the need to change standards, screening and enforcement to ensure the safety of inmates, especially those needing medical care and mental health services.

More than 150 NC jail inmates died in 5 years, many from mental illness, drug addiction

August 10, 2017 11:06 AM