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  1. Content type: Research Article

    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

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  2. Content type: Research Article

    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

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  3. Content type: Research Article

    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

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  4. Content type: Research Article

    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

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  5. Content type: Research article

    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

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  6. Content type: Short report

    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

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  7. Content type: Research Article

    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

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  8. Content type: Research Article

    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

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  9. Content type: Research Article

    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

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  10. Content type: Short report

    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

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  11. Content type: Research Article

    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

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  12. Content type: Research Article

    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

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  13. Content type: Research Article

    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

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  14. Content type: Research Article

    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

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  15. Content type: Study Protocol

    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

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  16. Content type: Research Article

    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

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  17. Content type: Research Article

    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

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  18. Content type: Research Article

    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

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  19. Content type: Research Article

    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

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  20. Content type: Research Article

    There has long been concern about the number of people who die in custody in England and Wales, particularly in prisons or police stations. The concern is obviously heightened when people die either at their o...

    Authors: Jake Phillips, Nicola Padfield and Loraine Gelsthorpe

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:14

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  21. Content type: Short report

    Suicide is the leading cause of death in prisons worldwide. Improved understanding of the factors associated with suicide is necessary to inform targeted suicide prevention and interventions. Here we aim to (a...

    Authors: Amanda Butler, Jesse T. Young, Stuart A. Kinner and Rohan Borschmann

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:13

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  22. Content type: Research Article

    Youth under juvenile justice (JJ) supervision are at high-risk of adverse outcomes from substance use, making prevention important. Few studies have examined prevention-related attitudes of JJ employees, yet s...

    Authors: Jessica M. Sales, Gail Wasserman, Katherine S. Elkington, Wayne Lehman, Sheena Gardner, Larkin McReynolds, Tisha Wiley and Hannah Knudsen

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:12

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  23. Content type: Research Article

    The Bureau of Justice Statistics’ Deaths in Custody Reporting Program is the primary source for jail suicide research, though the data is restricted from general dissemination. This study is the first to exami...

    Authors: Amanda L. Thomas, Jacqueline Scott and Jeff Mellow

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:11

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  24. Content type: Study Protocol

    The link between substance use and involvement in the juvenile justice system has been well established. Justice-involved youth tend to have higher rates of drug use than their non-offending peers. At the same...

    Authors: Jacqueline Horan Fisher, Jennifer E. Becan, Philip W. Harris, Alexis Nager, Connie Baird-Thomas, Aaron Hogue, John P. Bartkowski and Tisha Wiley

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:10

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  25. Content type: Research Article

    Young people who engage in multiple risk behaviour (high-risk young people) such as substance abuse, antisocial behaviour, low engagement in education and employment, self-harm or suicide ideation are more lik...

    Authors: Alice Knight, Myfanwy Maple, Anthony Shakeshaft, Bernie Shakehsaft and Tania Pearce

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:8

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  26. Content type: Study Protocol

    This paper describes the means by which a United States National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)-funded cooperative, Juvenile Justice-Translational Research on Interventions for Adolescents in the Legal System ...

    Authors: Jennifer E. Becan, John P. Bartkowski, Danica K. Knight, Tisha R. A. Wiley, Ralph DiClemente, Lori Ducharme, Wayne N. Welsh, Diana Bowser, Kathryn McCollister, Matthew Hiller, Anne C. Spaulding, Patrick M. Flynn, Andrea Swartzendruber, Megan F. Dickson, Jacqueline Horan Fisher and Gregory A. Aarons

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:9

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  27. Content type: Research Article

    Women in the criminal justice (CJ) system experience complex and comorbid medical, psychiatric, and substance use disorders, which often contribute to CJ involvement. To identify intersections between CJ and h...

    Authors: Camila D. Odio, Megan Carroll, Susan Glass, Ashley Bauman, Faye S. Taxman and Jaimie P. Meyer

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:7

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  28. Content type: Research Article

    Adults on probation are at greater risk of both using substances and having a mental disorder compared to the general population. Several theories explain the relationship between substance use and poor mental...

    Authors: Matthew E. Rossheim, Melvin D. Livingston, Jennifer A. Lerch, Faye S. Taxman and Scott T. Walters

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:6

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  29. Content type: Correction

    Upon publication of the original article (Munro et al., 2017), the authors noticed the following errors.

    Authors: Alice Munro, Anthony Shakeshaft and Anton Clifford

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:5

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    The original article was published in Health & Justice 2017 5:12

  30. Content type: Research Article

    The paper presents a systematic review and metasynthesis of findings from qualitative evaluations of community reentry programs. The programs sought to engage recently released adult prison inmates with either...

    Authors: Sacha Kendall, Sarah Redshaw, Stephen Ward, Sarah Wayland and Elizabeth Sullivan

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:4

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  31. Content type: Research Article

    The number of older adults in the criminal justice system is rapidly increasing. While this population is thought to experience an early onset of aging-related health conditions (“accelerated aging”), studies ...

    Authors: Meredith Greene, Cyrus Ahalt, Irena Stijacic-Cenzer, Lia Metzger and Brie Williams

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:3

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  32. Content type: Research Article

    There are no population statistics collected on a routine basis on the children of prisoners in Australia. Accordingly, their potential vulnerability to adverse outcomes remains unclear. This study draws on li...

    Authors: Caitlin McMillen Dowell, Gloria C. Mejia, David B. Preen and Leonie Segal

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:2

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  33. Content type: Research Article

    Dual substance dependence and psychiatric and psychological morbidities are overrepresented in prison populations and associated with reoffending. In the context of an increasing prison population in Australia...

    Authors: Reece Cossar, Mark Stoové, Stuart A. Kinner, Paul Dietze, Campbell Aitken, Michael Curtis, Amy Kirwan and James R. P. Ogloff

    Citation: Health & Justice 2018 6:1

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  34. Content type: Research Article

    Despite elevations in risks associated with self-injurious behavior among community adolescents, the degree to which these features are associated with self-injury among incarcerated youth has rarely been exam...

    Authors: Larkin Street McReynolds, Gail Wasserman and Elise Ozbardakci

    Citation: Health & Justice 2017 5:13

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  35. Content type: Study Protocol

    Given the well-established evidence of disproportionately high rates of substance-related morbidity and mortality after release from incarceration for Indigenous Australians, access to comprehensive, effective...

    Authors: Alice Munro, Anthony Shakeshaft and Anton Clifford

    Citation: Health & Justice 2017 5:12

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Health & Justice 2018 6:5

  36. Content type: Short report

    The large and growing number of probationers with mental illnesses pose significant challenges to the probationer officers who supervise them. Stigma towards mental illnesses among probation officers is largel...

    Authors: Nikhil Tomar, Marilyn A. Ghezzi, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Amy Blank Wilson, Tonya B. Van Deinse, Stacey Burgin and Gary S. Cuddeback

    Citation: Health & Justice 2017 5:11

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  37. Content type: Research Article

    Incarcerated populations are disproportionately burdened by hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The introduction of highly-effective, direct-acting antiviral (DAA) treatment has potential to substantially reduc...

    Authors: Karli R. Hochstatter, Lauren J. Stockman, Ryan Holzmacher, James Greer, David W. Seal, Quinton A. Taylor, Emma K. Gill and Ryan P. Westergaard

    Citation: Health & Justice 2017 5:10

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  38. Content type: Research Article

    The purpose of this study is to apply Andersen’s Behavioral Model of Health Service Use to men’s prisons to assess the direct and indirect effects of inmate predisposing characteristics through multiple types ...

    Authors: Kathryn M. Nowotny

    Citation: Health & Justice 2017 5:9

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  39. Content type: Research Article

    While most people living with HIV who are incarcerated in United States receive appropriate HIV care while they are in prison, interruptions in antiretroviral therapy and virologic failure are extremely common...

    Authors: Rebecca Kemnitz, Theresa C. Kuehl, Karli R. Hochstatter, Emily Barker, Anna Corey, Elizabeth A. Jacobs, Michael D. Repplinger, William J. Ehlenbach, David W. Seal, James M. Sosman and Ryan P. Westergaard

    Citation: Health & Justice 2017 5:7

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  40. Content type: Research Article

    Patients with a serious mental illness often receive care that is fragmented due to reduced availability of or access to resources, and inadequate, discontinuous, and uncoordinated care across health, social s...

    Authors: Erin Falconer, Tal El-Hay, Dimitris Alevras, John P Docherty, Chen Yanover, Alan Kalton, Yaara Goldschmidt and Michal Rosen-Zvi

    Citation: Health & Justice 2017 5:4

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  41. Content type: Research Article

    The acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness of web-based interventions among criminal justice involved populations are understudied. This study is a secondary analysis of baseline characteristics associat...

    Authors: J. D. Lee, B. Tofighi, R. McDonald, A. Campbell, M. C. Hu and E. Nunes

    Citation: Health & Justice 2017 5:3

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  42. Content type: Editorial

    Though the full implications of a Trump presidency for ongoing health care and criminal justice reform efforts remain uncertain, whatever policy changes are made will be particularly salient for the South, whi...

    Authors: Nickolas D. Zaller, David H. Cloud, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Sarah Martino, Benjamin Bouvier and Brad Brockmann

    Citation: Health & Justice 2017 5:2

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