Jailing the Mentally Ill—the Better Options
The public is invited to join us to learn more about the problem of jailing the mentally ill in Dane County, and their ideas for better options than jail.
Recent news and opinion:
Wisconsin State Journal (5/15/2017): Plan calls for smaller jail, guest column by Sharon Corrigan, chair of the Dane County Board.
Wisconsin State Journal (5/15/2017): Debate continues of Dane County human services surpluses
Wisconsin State Journal (4/30/17): Smaller jail with fewer mentally ill people is the answer, opinion from Lindsay Wallace, Executive Director of the Dane County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) (Sign up for the NAMI Dane County newsletter here.)
Isthmus (4/13/2017): Shut it down
WKOW-TV (4/5/2017): Windows to Work program mentioned in the Q&A following the presentation.
Capital Times (3/15/17): Crisis cops: Madison police work with mental health professionals on sensitive cases
Splash photo: http://www.slate.com/blogs/behold/2013/04/01/jenn_ackerman_trapped_documents_the_line_between_mental_illness_and_security.html