Addressing the Mental Health System

with Speaker of the House Tom Leonard on Mentally Ill Prisoners

Michigan Government

In Michigan, the average cost of an inmate is $38,000 a year. The more severely mentally ill inmates, those who cannot safely be in the normal prison population, each cost the State of Michigan more than $100,000 a year.  What is being put in place to help these individuals?

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Interview recorded on April 26th, 2017.  Hosted by Laurel Hess.