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Health Matters: Mental Health Edition--Louisiana Locked Up, How 'Tough on Crime' Policies Contribute to the Mental Health Crisis

Thursday, October 26, at 6 p.m. This week on Health Matters: Mental Health Edition host Jenny Gregoria is joined by Vanessa Smith, LPC, from Compassion for Lives, who will address the mental health crisis created by Louisiana's "Tough On Crime" policies. Discussion and questions will revolve around reentry after incarceration, and contributing factors to incarcerations such as poverty, mental illness, disabilities, and deficits of education and employment. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.