Summit County Jail Adds Mental Health Navigator to Help Inmates Transition to Life after Incarceration

Summit Daily

By Sawyer D’Argonne

Summit County officials are hopeful that recent changes at the Summit County Detention Facility will help to reduce rates of recidivism among incarcerated individuals dealing with mental health and substance abuse issues. Last week, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office introduced a new mental health navigator position at the jail, a move meant to ensure individuals receive the proper care for their mental health and addiction issues, both in custody and after their release.

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Source: JusticeCenter

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