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Mass Incarceration and Mental Illness: Rethinking the Frontlines of U.S. Mental Health Care

Nathaniel P. Morris, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry • Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences • UCSF Weill Institute for Neursciences


Learning objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe recent trends in incarceration across the United States, including the effects on people with mental and substance use disorders
  • Outline opportunities and challenges in providing correctional mental health care
  • Identify ways in which mental health professionals can influence the trajectory of mass incarceration and the care of people who experience incarceration


UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended only for behavioral/mental health professionals and clinical providers.

Continuing education (CE) credit is available for physicians, psychologists, nurses, LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs, and pharmacists who participate in this activity.

Event Details

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