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  1. Limited information is available describing advance care planning (ACP) within correctional facilities, despite its increasing relevance due to the ageing population in prisons and the high rates of complex me...

    Authors: Ashley Macleod, Divya Nair, Ekin Ilbahar, Marcus Sellars and Linda Nolte

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:22

    Content type: Short report

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  2. It is a constitutional right to receive health care, including mental health care, while incarcerated. Yet, even basic evidence-based mental health care practices have not been routinely integrated into crimin...

    Authors: Melissa J. Zielinski, M. Kathryn Allison, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Geoffrey Curran, Nickolas D. Zaller and Jo Ann E. Kirchner

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:21

    Content type: Case Study

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  3. Justice-involved young adults (JIYA) aged 18–24 are at significant risk for HIV and problematic substance use (SU) but are unlikely to know their HIV status or be linked to HIV or SU treatment and care. Intens...

    Authors: Katherine S. Elkington, Megan A. O’Grady, Susan Tross, Patrick Wilson, Jillian Watkins, Lenore Lebron, Renee Cohall and Alwyn Cohall

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:20

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  4. Drug overdose is the leading cause of death after release from prison, and this risk is significantly higher among women compared to men. Within the first 2 weeks after release, the risk of death from drug ove...

    Authors: Elizabeth Needham Waddell, Robin Baker, Daniel M. Hartung, Christi J. Hildebran, Thuan Nguyen, Deza’Rae M. Collins, Jessica E. Larsen and Erin Stack

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:18

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  5. This editorial describes why surge planning in the community must account for potential infection outbreaks in jails and prisons, and why incarcerated people and those in contact with them, including over 450,...

    Authors: Oluwadamilola T. Oladeru, Nguyen-Toan Tran, Tala Al-Rousan, Brie Williams and Nickolas Zaller

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:17

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  6. Justice-involved youth have higher rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and a higher prevalence of the associated sexual risk behaviors. Sexual risk behaviors are also associated with alcohol and d...

    Authors: Lea Selitsky, Norman Markowitz, Dwayne M. Baxa, Linda Kaljee, Cheryl A. Miree, Nishat Islam, Chez Burse, Rehnuma Newaz, Doreen Dankerlui, Gordon Jacobsen and Christine Joseph

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:15

    Content type: Research Article

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  7. Prisoners are at increased risk of poor mental health and self-harming behaviours, with suicide being the leading cause of death in custody. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) such as child maltreatment are ...

    Authors: Kat Ford, Mark A. Bellis, Karen Hughes, Emma R. Barton and Annemarie Newbury

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:13

    Content type: Research Article

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  8. Little is known about how incarcerated mothers make meaning of their parenting role and relationship with their children prior to incarceration and during custody. The aims of this project were to explore the ...

    Authors: Stephanie C. Kennedy, Annelise M. Mennicke and Chelsea Allen

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:12

    Content type: Research Article

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  9. This study examined the national availability of substance use prevention (SUP) within juvenile justice (JJ) and their primary behavioral health (BH) providers, and the relationships between the availability o...

    Authors: Rodney Funk, Hannah K. Knudsen, Larkin S. McReynolds, John P. Bartkowski, Katherine S. Elkington, Ellen H. Steele, Jessica M. Sales and Christy K. Scott

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:11

    Content type: Research Article

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  10. Remarkably little is known about drug use during imprisonment, including whether it represents a continuation of pre-incarceration drug use, or whether prison is also a setting for drug use initiation. This pa...

    Authors: Anne Bukten, Ingunn Olea Lund, Stuart A. Kinner, Eline Borger Rognli, Ingrid Amalia Havnes, Ashley Elizabeth Muller and Marianne Riksheim Stavseth

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:10

    Content type: Research Article

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  11. Homeless people who use drugs (PWUD) are often displaced, detained, and/or forced into drug treatment during police crackdowns. Such operations follow a zero-tolerance approach to law enforcement and have a de...

    Authors: Mario Morales, Claudia Rafful, Pieter Baker, Jaime Arredondo, Sunyou Kang, Maria L. Mittal, Teresita Rocha-Jiménez, Steffanie A. Strathdee and Leo Beletsky

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:9

    Content type: Research Article

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  12. Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) provides an opportunity to address opioid addiction among justice-involved individuals, an often difficult to reach population. This potential has been increasingly recogniz...

    Authors: Jordan M. Hyatt and Philipp P. Lobmaier

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:7

    Content type: Short report

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  13. In the U.S., approximately one in seven HIV-infected individuals experience incarceration at least once in their lifetime. While HIV-infected individuals experience positive health outcomes during periods of i...

    Authors: Tawandra L. Rowell-Cunsolo, Gloria Hu and Rahwa Haile

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:6

    Content type: Research Article

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  14. Correctional systems in several U.S. states have entered into partnerships with Academic Medical Centers (AMCs) to provide healthcare for people who are incarcerated. This project was initiated to better under...

    Authors: Jason E. Glenn, Alina M. Bennett, Rebecca J. Hester, Nadeem N. Tajuddin and Ahmar Hashmi

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:5

    Content type: Research Article

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  15. Complex interacting social, economic and historical factors influence the availability and uptake of alcohol and drugs, including among Indigenous communities. Self-harm and suicide as well as homelessness and...

    Authors: S. Nathan, K. Maru, M. Williams, K. Palmer and P. Rawstorne

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:4

    Content type: Research Article

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  16. Drugs and crime are linked and diversion from the criminal justice system into drug treatment is a well-established policy response. The point of arrest is a pivotal moment to initiate a drug-specific interven...

    Authors: Marc Connor, Gill Green, Neale Thomas, Arun Sondhi and David Pevalin

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:3

    Content type: Research Article

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  17. School safety is fundamental to fostering positive outcomes for children. Violence remains a critical public health issue with 8.1% of elementary and 21.8% of middle school students reporting daily or weekly b...

    Authors: Andria B. Eisman, Justin Heinze, Amy M. Kilbourne, Susan Franzen, Christopher Melde and Edmund McGarrell

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:2

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  18. In response to the dramatic increase in the number of women incarcerated in the United States—and a growing awareness that a small proportion of women enter prison pregnant and have unique health needs—some pr...

    Authors: Virginia Pendleton, Jennifer B. Saunders and Rebecca Shlafer

    Citation: Health & Justice 2020 8:1

    Content type: Research Article

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  19. The criminal justice-involved population has a higher disease burden than the general population and a high risk of death post-incarceration. However, this group underutilizes healthcare, especially preventive...

    Authors: Devin Walsh-Felz, Ryan Westergaard, Gabrielle Waclawik and Nancy Pandhi

    Citation: Health & Justice 2019 7:20

    Content type: Research Article

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  20. Opioid use disorder (OUD) is among the most prevalent medical condition experienced by incarcerated persons, yet medication assisted therapy (MAT) is uncommon. Four jail and prison systems partnered with resea...

    Authors: Warren J. Ferguson, Joan Johnston, Jennifer G. Clarke, Peter J. Koutoujian, Kathleen Maurer, Colleen Gallagher, Julie White, Dyana Nickl and Faye S. Taxman

    Citation: Health & Justice 2019 7:19

    Content type: Research Article

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  21. Between 12,000 and 16,000 veterans leave incarceration annually. As is known to be the case for justice-involved populations in general, mental health disorders (MHDs) and substance use disorders (SUDs) are hi...

    Authors: Bo Kim, Rendelle E. Bolton, Justeen Hyde, B. Graeme Fincke, Mari-Lynn Drainoni, Beth Ann Petrakis, Molly M. Simmons and D. Keith McInnes

    Citation: Health & Justice 2019 7:18

    Content type: Short report

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  22. Specialty mental health probation (SMHP) is designed to improve outcomes for the large number of people with serious mental illnesses who are on probation and/or parole. The evidence for specialty mental healt...

    Authors: Tonya B. Van Deinse, Alicia Bunger, Stacey Burgin, Amy Blank Wilson and Gary S. Cuddeback

    Citation: Health & Justice 2019 7:17

    Content type: Research Article

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  23. High prevalence of chronic middle ear disease has persisted in Australian Aboriginal children, and the related hearing impairment (HI) has been implicated in a range of social outcomes. This study investigated...

    Authors: Vincent Yaofeng He, Jiunn-Yih Su, Steven Guthridge, Catia Malvaso, Damien Howard, Tamika Williams and Amanda Leach

    Citation: Health & Justice 2019 7:16

    Content type: Research Article

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  24. While involvement in the legal system offers an opportunity to educate, screen, and treat high-risk youth, research shows that staff attitudes toward these practices can serve as barriers to implementation. Th...

    Authors: Sheena K. Gardner, Katherine S. Elkington, Danica K. Knight, Sofia Huang, Ralph J. DiClemente, Anne C. Spaulding, Carrie B. Oser, Angela A. Robertson and Connie Baird-Thomas

    Citation: Health & Justice 2019 7:15

    Content type: Research Article

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  25. Social problem-solving is one technique used to help reduce incidence of self-harm. Our study evaluated the feasibility and acceptability of the adaptation and implementation of a brief Problem-Solving Trainin...

    Authors: Amanda E. Perry, Mitch G. Waterman, Allan O. House and Joanne Greenhalgh

    Citation: Health & Justice 2019 7:14

    Content type: Research Article

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  26. Over seven million imprisoned and jailed women are released into the community each year and many are ill-equipped to meet the challenges of re-integration. Upon release into their community, women are faced w...

    Authors: Sharla A. Smith, Glen P. Mays, Tracie C. Collins and Megha Ramaswamy

    Citation: Health & Justice 2019 7:12

    Content type: Research Article

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  27. Youth involved in the juvenile justice (JJ) system have high needs for behavioral health services, especially related to substance use and mental disorders. This study aimed to understand the extent to which e...

    Authors: Christy K. Scott, Michael L. Dennis, Christine E. Grella, Rodney R. Funk and Arthur J. Lurigio

    Citation: Health & Justice 2019 7:11

    Content type: Research Article

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  28. The number of older prisoners has risen exponentially over the last two decades, especially in high-income countries. Due to the increased and somewhat inadequately met health and social care needs of this gro...

    Authors: Caroline Lee, Samantha Treacy, Anna Haggith, Nuwan Darshana Wickramasinghe, Frances Cater, Isla Kuhn and Tine Van Bortel

    Citation: Health & Justice 2019 7:9

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Men who have sex with men (MSM) who are incarcerated are at increased risk for HIV acquisition, yet there are challenges associated with disclosing sexual identity/orientation among people who are incarcerated.

    Authors: Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Meghan Peterson, Nickolas D. Zaller and David A. Wohl

    Citation: Health & Justice 2019 7:7

    Content type: Short report

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  30. In the criminal justice system, special populations, such as older adults or patients with infectious diseases, have been identified as particularly vulnerable to poor health outcomes. Military veterans involv...

    Authors: Andrea K. Finlay, Mandy D. Owens, Emmeline Taylor, Amia Nash, Nicole Capdarest-Arest, Joel Rosenthal, Jessica Blue-Howells, Sean Clark and Christine Timko

    Citation: Health & Justice 2019 7:6

    Content type: Research Article

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  31. Approximately three quarters of a million adults are detained in US jails, and rural detention centers are responsible for the largest recent increases in this population. It is estimated that two thirds of ja...

    Authors: Albert M. Kopak, Kaitlin Guston, Lucas Maness and Norman G. Hoffmann

    Citation: Health & Justice 2019 7:5

    Content type: Research Article

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  32. The number of older adults on parole and probation is growing at an unprecedented rate, yet little is known about the mental health needs and treatment utilization patterns among this group. The objective of t...

    Authors: William C. Bryson, Brandi P. Cotton, Lisa C. Barry, Martha L. Bruce, Jennifer Piel, Stephen M. Thielke and Brie A. Williams

    Citation: Health & Justice 2019 7:4

    Content type: Research Article

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  33. Between 12,000 and 16,000 veterans leave incarceration every year, yet resources are limited for reentry support that helps veterans remain connected to VA and community health care and services after leaving ...

    Authors: Bo Kim, Megan B. McCullough, Molly M. Simmons, Rendelle E. Bolton, Justeen Hyde, Mari-Lynn Drainoni, B. Graeme Fincke and D. Keith McInnes

    Citation: Health & Justice 2019 7:3

    Content type: Short report

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  34. Historically, police departments focused solely on criminal justice issues. Recently, there has been a dynamic shift in focus, with Law Enforcement professional groups assuming more responsibility for tackling...

    Authors: Iniobong Enang, Jennifer Murray, Nadine Dougall, Andrew Wooff, Inga Heyman and Elizabeth Aston

    Citation: Health & Justice 2019 7:2

    Content type: Research Article

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  35. Prisons are a key location to access Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infected people who inject drugs (PWID). Prison health care structures are complex and optimising health care delivery to this high need, marginalis...

    Authors: D. Crowley, M. C. Van Hout, C. Murphy, E. Kelly, J. S. Lambert and W. Cullen

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:23

    Content type: Research Article

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  36. This article critically explores the implementation and evaluation of a project designed, delivered and evaluated by frontline staff to improve prison responses to prisoner suicide and self-harm. We begin by e...

    Authors: Paul Biddle, Wendy Dyer, Richard Hand and Charlitta Strinati

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:22

    Content type: Research Article

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  37. In an effort to reduce the increasing number of persons with mental illness (PMI) experiencing incarceration, co-responding police-mental health teams are being utilized as a way to divert PMI from the crimina...

    Authors: Katie Bailey, Staci Rising Paquet, Bradley R. Ray, Eric Grommon, Evan M. Lowder and Emily Sightes

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:21

    Content type: Research Article

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  38. Substance misuse, including problematic drug and alcohol use, are significant issues in society that can have multiple detrimental effects. Many people access support for their substance misuse during prison s...

    Authors: Sarah Elison-Davies, Glyn Davies, Jonathan Ward, Stephanie Dugdale, Samantha Weston, Andrew Jones, Michelle Brides and John Weekes

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:20

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  39. Histories of self-harm and suicide attempts are common among people in prison in Australia, and substance dependence is an established risk factor for these lifetime experiences. We describe the prevalence of ...

    Authors: Ashleigh C. Stewart, Reece Cossar, Paul Dietze, Gregory Armstrong, Michael Curtis, Stuart A. Kinner, James R. P. Ogloff, Amy Kirwan and Mark Stoové

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:19

    Content type: Research Article

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  40. Prisoners are at increased risk of self-harm and when either intent is expressed, or an act of self-harm carried out, prisoners in the UK are subject to self-harm/suicide monitoring (referred to as “open ACCT”...

    Authors: Mike C. Horton, Wendy Dyer, Alan Tennant and Nat M. J. Wright

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:18

    Content type: Research Article

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  41. The consequences of substance use disorders (SUDs) are varied and broad, affecting many sectors of society and the economy. Economic evaluation translates these consequences into dollars to examine the net eco...

    Authors: Kathryn E. McCollister, Xuan Yang, Sean M. Murphy, Jared A. Leff, Richard A. Kronmal, Heidi M. Crane, Redonna K. Chandler, Faye S. Taxman, Daniel J. Feaster, Lisa R. Metsch, William E. Cunningham, Frederick L. Altice and Bruce R. Schackman

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:17

    Content type: Research Article

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  42. Incarceration disproportionately affects people living with HIV/AIDS. When people are released from jail or prison, they face multiple barriers to HIV care, and those who do engage in care may have suboptimal ...

    Authors: Mariya I. Masyukova, David B. Hanna and Aaron D. Fox

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:16

    Content type: Research Article

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