Breaking the Cycle: Mental Health and the Justice System

Screenshot 2016-06-06 15.35.40This report includes the written and oral testimony that W. David Guice, Commissioner of the North Carolina Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, gave to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary on February 10, 2016. In his testimony, Commissioner Guice highlights the division’s efforts to train staff and provide services to the large number of people in North Carolina’s prison and supervision system who are diagnosed with a mental illness.