Guest opinion: Alabama must raise standard of mental healthcare to support released inmates
In most fields, a failure rate of nearly half would be unacceptable. This is particularly true when human lives and the safety of communities are at stake. And yet, we fail to act on the fact that nearly 44% of criminals released return to prison before they’ve been out for a year.
We Have the Tools to Address Opioid Addiction at its Core, But Do We Have the Political Will to Take Action?
Having recently finished the original docuseries “Dopesick,” it occurred to me that many Americans may just be learning how opioid abuse turned thousands of patients into addicts and then into inmates.
Corizon Health and State of Maryland Vaccinate More Than 1,100 Inmates in State Prison System “Vaccination Blitz” Over the Weekend
HANOVER, Md., -- Corizon Health’s Maryland division, in conjunction with state officials and departments, conducted a “Holiday Inoculation Blitz” at prisons across the state to provide COVID vaccine shots to more than 1,100 state prisoners.
Corizon Health Wins Renewal for Calhoun County Detention Center
BATTLE CREEK, Mich., -- Corizon Health announced today the company was awarded a renewal of the health services contract with the Calhoun County Detention Center in Battle Creek, Michigan for an additional three years. This is the fourth contract awarded to Corizon in the last four weeks.
Corizon Health Wins Renewal from Wyoming Department of Corrections
CHEYENNE, Wyo., -- Corizon Health said today its contract with the Wyoming Department of Corrections (WDOC) has been renewed for as long as another 5 years. This is the third contract within four weeks that has been awarded to Corizon.
Dr. Newell-Harris Recognized for Distinguished Leadership
FARMINGTON, Conn., -- Dr. Glenda Newell-Harris, Corizon Health’s Western Region Medical Director, has been recognized as a distinguished leader by Miss Porter’s School, a prestigious New England boarding school. The school will name its new student center, opening early 2022, as the Dr. Glenda Newell-Harris Student Center.