Did you know that:
  • The United States is the world leader in incarceration, with 2.2 million people currently serving in the nation’s prisons and jails
  • This is a 500% increase over the last 40 years
  • More than 60% of people in prison today are people of color
  • People with behavioral health disorders are overrepresented in the criminal justice system
  • In some studies, the percentage of persons diagnosed with serious mental illness behind bars is three to four times that in the community