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Board of Correction Raises Concerns After Rikers Officials Fail to Eliminate Solitary Confinement for Young Adults by June 30 Deadline

2020-04-04T13:05:26+00:00July 8th, 2016|


"I don't know if it's becoming more violent or not, and I don't know who is responsible for that. I don't think the solution...

Panel Orders New Hearing for Inmate Denied Parole

2020-04-04T13:10:07+00:00January 12th, 2016|


Great news for a MHP client currently represented by our director of criminal justice advocacy, Jennifer J. Parish! An appeals court ordered a new parole hearing for an inmate denied release for violent behavior that he said occurred while he was improperly denied medication in prison for schizo-affective behavior and other mental illnesses.

Daily News: MHP Project Director’s Letter to the Editor of the Daily News

2020-04-04T13:17:59+00:00December 13th, 2015|

NY Daily News

Read our letter to the Daily News about their recent editorial that used the word 'crazies". This is an example of the sort of stigmatizing language people use in reference to people with mental illness.