The only place in America where health care is constitutionally guaranteed is behind bars. And for many in need of mental-health services, our nation's prisons have become the provider of last resort.
While other facilities can shutter their doors, or choose and limit the number of mentally ill patients allowed in, prisons cannot. But the delivery of mental-health services behind bars can, at times, be problematic.
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