ABSTRACT

COVID-19, Mental Health, and Substance Use in Correctional Settings: Considerations for Addressing Systemic Vulnerabilities   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Purpose: "The purpose of this brief is to identify mental health and substance use policy issues in relation to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019]) on correctional populations. These populations include (1) those with pre-existing mental health and substance use concerns, and (2) those without pre-existing concerns who are, nevertheless, experiencing adverse mental health and risk or harm from substance use related to the pandemic. This brief aims to provide guidance and recommendations for senior-level decision makers to improve mental health, substance use, and other human services and supports in correctional settings during the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath."

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2021
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2021 Mental Health Commission of Canada
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Mental Health Commission of Canada: https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/
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