Mental Health Care Lacking for Oklahoma Inmates

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Jail staffs across Oklahoma are tasked with attempting to be mental health professionals, often with little or no training. In this, the second of a four-part series, The Oklahoman reports on how jails across the state have responded, or ignored, the needs of inmates with mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Oklahoma long has grappled with how to create a sustainable, comprehensive mental health . . .

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