Jailing of mentally ill is a growing problem in California

Locking up the mentally ill in jails and prisons is a growing problem in California, a Los Angeles Times story reports. About 37 percent of the state‚Äôs inmates are mentally ill, said a spokesman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The spokesman noted that most of the patients have lower-level conditions that do … Continue reading Jailing of mentally ill is a growing problem in California