Category Archives: #CriminalizationOfMentalIllness

For Vets, for crime victims, PTSD testimony must remain admissible

One sentence from The Committee to Stop FBI Repression’s press release concerning Rasmea Odeh today screams out for attention, for the sake of crime victims like Rasmea, and for the sake of disabled Vets: “Now that this Court has properly … Continue reading

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A dramatic reading of #CagedCrusader’s details of a @FL_Corrections homicide

Perhaps a British accent and a staged setting will begin to secure justice for those injured or killed by Florida and federal servants who are paid to protect and serve us. Lord knows a number of us have tried many … Continue reading

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Gemma’s journey: to hell and back … repeatedly [Updated, twice]

Mentally ill in solitary: ‘We’re not addressing the problem, we’re making it worse’ After her son tore off his penis with his bare hands in his cell, Gemma Pena thought Florida’s prison authorities might see his illness. They’d see he … Continue reading

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Denouncing @FL_Corrections’ @FDCJulieJone’s denouncement of @MiamiHerald

Department of Corrections criticizes Miami Herald series on Lowell “Although the Herald did initially provide a list of interview topics, when the department requested that the Herald work together with our agency by providing questions in writing so that we … Continue reading

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@CorizonHealth doesn’t #LoveFL. The feeling is mutual.

Corizon News Corizon Health Gives Notice on State Inmate Healthcare Contract Brentwood, TN (November 30, 2015) – Corizon Health today exercised the 180-day notice of cancellation allowed in its inmate health services contract with the Florida Department of Corrections, effective … Continue reading

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Crisis Intervention Training saves lives, and big $$ (graphic video)

Published on Oct 1, 2015 The San Antonio police have plainclothes officers who are experts in what is called Crisis Intervention Training. ——————————————– Editorial: Jail and isolation brutalize people with mental illness By the time he turned 18, Chapman said … Continue reading

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@TB_Times article clear as mud on @FL_Corrections officers’ inadequate pay

Union reacts to corrections audit: Staffing and pay must be addressed Responding to an independent audit that found Florida’s prisons are so “chronically understaffed” that an emergency should be declared, a group of South Florida members of the union that … Continue reading

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