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.

July 05, 2019

SAVE THE DATE: 13th Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health to take place at Raleigh Crabtree Marriott, Raleigh, NC

February 05, 2019

Lawsuits across the country are seeking better but more expensive care for inmates with the infectious disease, who can spread it upon their release.

July 09, 2018

If you have type 1 diabetes and wind up behind bars, you’ll get the insulin injections needed to control your blood sugar.

June 12, 2018

Even after she got her first job in correctional medicine, Anne Spaulding, MD, never thought she’d spend her entire career in the field.

Jack Kearse/Emory University

January 24, 2018

In a corner of Jymie Jimerson’s house in the town of Sparta, in southwestern Missouri, she has set up a kind of shrine. It has Native American art representing her Cherokee heritage alongside Willie Nelson albums, books and photos in remembrance of her late husband.

October 27, 2017

UMass Medical School’s Warren J.

October 16, 2017
Now Accepting Scholarship Applications! 
October 10, 2017

The 2018 Call for Abstracts for the 11th Academic Health & Policy Conference on Correctional Health has clsoed. Thank you for your submissions!

September 05, 2017

Call for papers for a special issue in the Journal of Urban Health
To be published in 2018.

Guest editors:

Josiah Rich

Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein

August 05, 2017

Getting methadone in jail gave a Connecticut heroin user a firmer foothold in recovery. But fewer than 1 percent of jails and prisons allow it. 



May 13, 2017

The secret to preventing youth violence isn't particularly elusive or mysterious.

Community and family engagement are the key, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

May 12, 2017

FAR MORE has to be done to improve the opportunities for health and social rehabilitation from crime, according to expert reviews into the state of Scotland’s prison system. 

May 11, 2017

Centurion Of Florida been chosen to provide correctional healthcare services for florida department of corrections in South Florida.

May 10, 2017

Mental health problems in the prison population have long been a matter of concern. 

May 10, 2017

The Scottish Government must produce a plan for healthcare in prisons to reach the same level as in the rest of the country within two years, a Holyrood committee has said.

May 09, 2017

The United States runs the largest immigration detention system in the world and it’s set to grow dramatically due to the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration, promising huge profits for the private prison industry that houses the majority of detainees. 

March 30, 2017

Sixty-five percent of the U.S. prison population is addicted to drugs or alcohol, but only 11 percent receive treatment, according to a study by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse.