Arizona Prisons Grapple with Upsurge in Inmate ‘Self-Harm’

Published: 5/10/2017
Arizona Prisons Grapple with Upsurge in Inmate ‘Self-Harm’
Source: THECRIMEREPORT.ORG

More than 80 inmates tried to hang themselves so far this year, and 138 attempted drug overdoses, at a time when the Arizona Department of Corrections is under fire over allegedly inadequate health care. The state still has no mental health director, according to a report by the Phoenix public radio station.

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