What is ACCJH?

The Academic Consortium on Criminal Justice Health (ACCJH) is a member organization with a mission to advance the science and practice of health care for individuals and populations within the criminal justice system. As the academic home for its members, ACCJH advances health research, training and care for justice involved populations

ACCJH members benefit from the resources of an academic community that conducts breakthrough research in correctional health care, and develops and promotes a broader and more critical view of the relationships between community and inmate health care.

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Industry News

June 25, 2020

Dear ACCJH members, The ACCJH mission is to advance the science and practice of health care for individuals and populations within the criminal justice system...

March 27, 2020

Refoundry participants, husband-and-wife Hector and Raven, faced significant barriers to financial stability, secure housing and access to quality health care when they joined our program.

August 23, 2019

By Felice J. Freyer Globe Staff,August 20, 2019, 8:01 p.m.

Insight

December 14, 2018

According to the latest figures from the US Bureau of Justice Statistics, our correctional population is comprised of about 6.6 million people.

Conference News

April 2, 2020

 

Dear Colleague,

 

It is with deep regret that we must inform you of a decision to cancel our annual conference which had been rescheduled to June 25 and 26 in Raleigh, NC, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are sorry for any inconvenience that this has caused you, but we believe that it is the right decision at this time during a historic pandemic with an uncertain timeframe.

 

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Academic Consortium on Criminal Justice Health
UMass Health and Criminal Justice Program

333 South Street
Shrewsbury, MA 01545

T: 508-793-1214