Huge Jail Serves as Nation’s Largest Mental Health Care Provider

Social Action 2014

Chicago’s Cook County Jail holds around 10,000 inmates, making it the largest jail in the United States. It’s also the nation’s largest mental health care provider, with an estimated 30 percent of inmates there diagnosed with a mental health disorder. RT Correspondent Liz Wahl takes you inside the jail that struggles to care for psychiatric patients amid overcrowding and limited resources.

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3 Responses to Huge Jail Serves as Nation’s Largest Mental Health Care Provider

  1. moorbey says:

    Thiz iz another instance of not helping these persons and locking them up and medicating them and making them work 4 penniez on tha dolla to help fuel prison slave labour. Those who work gain 4 extra dayz a month 4 good time v those who not work gain almost nothing.

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