Untreated: Mental Illness
1:26 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

CO reducing seclusion, restraints for mentally ill; Inequities persist

Health reporter with Rocky Mountain PBS / I-News Kristin Jones visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to discuss her recent story on the use of seclusion and restraints in the management of mentally ill patients and prison inmates.  Her reporting also uncovered persistent inequities in they way Latino and African-American cases are handled.

Credit Ryan Conley / Rocky Mountain PBS

The report is part of the ongoing series "Untreated: How ignoring mental illness costs us all."  It can be read at www.RMPBS.org/news.