Do you have a story to share? An experience that can help others? For every success, for every failure,
for every lesson learned, there is a story to be told.
Innovative approaches and solutions that address operations, staff training and retention, inmate
programming, healthcare, and other equally important issues are being developed in jail facilities across the Nation.
Now is the time to consider penning an article in American Jails magazine to tell your story… how you went
from having a problem to how you found a solution. Your experiences and expertise can greatly assist
individual agencies in particular, and the field of local corrections in general.
For more information about submitting an article or guest editorial, please review our submission guidelines here, or contact Sandra Lunsford at email@example.com.
NCCHC partners with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Suicide remains one of the 10 leading causes of death in the United States and, according to the U.S. Department of Justice, it is the leading cause of death in jails. Incarcerated people are particularly vulnerable to suicide, for a variety of complex reasons. The nation’s largest suicide prevention organization, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, has joined the National Commission on Correctional Health Care’s ongoing efforts to reduce the number of suicides among incarcerated populations. Read more.
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