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Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Suicides rise as mental health care in Alabama prisons goes on trial

Suicides rise as mental health care in Alabama prisons goes on trial
- Dunn, who said he had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, said he was in crisis. It was the first time he cut himself, but not the last. Dunn cut himself five more times to obtain mental health treatment he couldn't get by asking, according to the inmate's declaration - filed as part of a lawsuit against the Alabama Department of Corrections and its mental health provider, MHM Services, Inc.