The Oklahoma News Report

Mentally Ill in Prisons

Clip: Season 3 Episode 326 | 10m 17s

With state budgets dwindling, cuts to mental health services have led to an increase of mentally ill inmates in the state’s jails and prisons. Often, that is the only place they will receive treatment. Several state agencies are coming together to make sure that mentally ill inmates do get the treatment they need. Originally broadcast on January 10, 2014.

Aired: 01/10/14

Rating: NR

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