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  • Prison Suicide: An Overview and Guide to Prevention

    This monograph presents a review of the literature and of national and state standards for prison suicide prevention, as well as national data on t
  • Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 2002

    Contents of these proceedings include:
  • National Study of Jail Suicide: 20 Years Later

    This report “does more than simply present a calculation of suicide rates.
  • Basics and Beyond: Suicide Prevention in Jails

    This video presentation will enable readers to:
  • The Role of Corrections Professionals in Preventing Suicide

    This report discusses the role correctional officers must play in dealing with inmate suicides. Especially, those officers in jails.
  • Parents in State Prisons

    “Today, the parents of 1 in every 50 children in the United States are in prison.
  • Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System Task Force

    “This task force was established in June 2011 to focus attention on the needs of youth in the juvenile justice system, particularly in the areas of
  • Unobtrusive Suicide Warning System: Final Technical Report: Phase III

    This report explains in detail how this research group “developed a prototype demonstration system that can measure an inmate’s heart rate, breathi
  • Solitary Confinement and Risk of Self-harm Among Jail Inmates

    “Those who harm themselves while in solitary confinement may be diverted from that punitive setting to a therapeutic setting outside solitary confi
  • Guide to Developing and Revising Suicide Prevention Protocols for Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System

    Youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system, especially those in residential facilities, have higher rates of suicide than their n
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