Category: behavioral health care services

Private Contractors Will Play Key Role in Correctional Reforms

KXLH By Mikenzie Frost BILLINGS – As Montana launches an ambitious push to reduce the number of criminal offenders in its correctional system, a key piece of the puzzle operates outside state government: Private contractors running community-based programs. How these multimillion-dollar programs help meet the goals of fewer people in prison is part of the …

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Prison, Jail Reforms Need Joint Effort

The Bismarck Tribune North Dakota wants to reduce the number of inmates in the state prison and provide treatment for those with drug problems and behavioral issues. It’s the smart thing to do, but it won’t be easy and it will take time. There are growing pains involved and that was apparent in a story …

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