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For Corrections Officers and Cops, a New Emphasis on Mental Health

Published on June 20, 2017, by in Corrections, News.

By Simone Weichselbaum

The relentless pressures of prison life on inmates’ mental health – gang violence, solitary confinement and arbitrary discipline, among them – have long been subjects for psychological and academic research. But the cumulative impact on corrections officers, including an apparent high rate of suicide, has rarely been studied in depth…

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