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Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason (left) and Supervisor Peggy Calhoun (right) discuss the importance of mental-health services and diversion programs for Hinds County residents entering the criminal-justice system.

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Mental Illness: Behind Bars and Beyond

Locking up people suffering from mental illnesses is an endless, fruitless cycleā€”unless a person can access the services and (in some cases) treatment needed to live their lives in the ...

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