References

  • Mental Illness
    • Quote: “In 2008, approximately 5,500 adults with mental illnesses were incarcerated in prisons in Maryland.”
    • Sources:

      Maryland and Mental Illness: the Facts

      Sabol, W. J., West, H. C. and Cooper, M., Prisoners in 2008, U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, (2009), and James, D. and Glaze, L., Mental Health Problems of Prison and Jail Inmates, U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, (2006)

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