Ex-NC Prison Psychologist Assails Mental Health Care

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In a scathing report to North Carolina lawmakers, a retired prison psychologist contends that the state’s efforts to reform mental health for inmates has instead squandered millions of tax dollars while endangering inmates and prison workers, the Charlotte Observer reports. Psychologist John Schwade maintains that money allocated for mental health reform in 2015 “has not been spent as promised.” He says many of the inmates who most desperately . . .

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