The consequences of poor mental health care can hinder a prisoners’ ability to reintegrate into society successfully – increasing the likelihood of additional offenses.
This type of therapy involves the inclusion of animals in the therapy process to provide emotional, psychological, and social support to individuals.
We made massive progress in 2022 toward our goals! Check out our 2022 year-end report to see what we've done and where we are headed!
When Daniel went to prison, that very day he was convicted, I felt as if he went straight to hell. The fear I had was overwhelming. The unknown and the internet were full of frightening information about what prison life was like and that paralyzed me.
The reason why lawmakers can safely ignore us all is that we are not organized like other voter blocs. Too many politicians do an excellent job pitting enough of us against them, canceling out each other in the calculation of who can be ignored. We remain numb to the fact that the most efficient way to fix broken systems is through our bloc of issue-driven votes.
Popular announced 'Crackdowns on Crime' have apparently never worked and will not work without systems changes to "why we incarcerate" and "how we incarcerate."
If we follow the studies, the data and the money to explain why – perhaps why, we’d see that the picture is still the same as it has been for generations: We miseducate and underdevelop, then we over incarcerate, refuse to cure or rehabilitate, and exacerbate the depth and scale of the problem because the resulting cycle is both a cash industry and a social-control phenomenon too overblown to contend.
One Urgent Day for National Service - Understanding what makes America - understanding compassion. Seeing through the stigmatism. Seeing that they are the same as you - having done what you do.
The NIA is pushing new limits with Mass Incarceration, Reform Efforts, & Growing Support. See where we're going, how we're doing & more in our 2021 Year End Report!