Mandel School’s Amy Wilson discusses recent study on basic, mental needs of released inmates

Released inmates with mental health issues require basic needs as well, CWRU researcher finds

The Plain Dealer: Amy Wilson, assistant professor of social work, discussed her recent study, which found that when mentally ill inmates are released from jail, they need to fulfill basic needs before seeking mental health services. “Reentering the community after a period of incarceration in jail is a complex situation,” she said.