Mental Health Care in Virginia’s Jails

Prison Reform Think ProgressMore than 6,300 people with mental illness are locked up in Virginia jails, and a new report from the inspector general says they’re not getting the care required by law.  Sandy Hausman reports that sheriffs are now demanding more money to provide mental health services.

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