October 27, 2016 7:00 AM - October 28, 2016 2:00 PM
This years conference theme is all about team work. Essential teamwork to manage high risk patients with comorbidities that confound and challenge correctional institutions and health care services.
Mental Health & Substance Use
A new Urban Institute report points out that more than half of all inmates in jails and state prisons have a mental illness of some kind
The court reasoned that to place persons in prison or jail, where they could not secure their own care, and then to fail to provide that care, could result in precisely the pain and suffering prohibited by the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution.
Because oral health is inextricably linked to overall health, as well as to self-esteem, we have a responsibility to ensure that oral health services are available and accessible as part of our health care delivery systems both within and outside prison walls.