According to the text, Mental health treatment programs are essential in prisons as many prisoners suffer from mental health problems. In many states, there are mixed responsibilities between correctional and mental health agencies. Review the categories of mental health treatment discussed in the course material. Should we provide inmates with free mental health treatment while in prison? If so, what are the benefits of providing prisoners with mental health treatment? What steps would you take before releasing prisoners who suffer from mental health problems back into society?
Begin by reading “Shooting Guns: It’s Rather Fun, Actually,” on pp. 544-545. Although the author apparently comes to see some gun owners and users in