Tele-health services used in jail
Jail staff, often case managers, are equipped with secure video conferencing technology to provide tele-health services for people in custody, when appropriate.
Jackson County, OH Hopewell Health Centers
- The mental health entity collaborates with multiple jails in the region to provide mental health services and treatment.
- On-site case managers and mental health counselors refer people in the jail to psychiatric nurse practitioners or a psychiatrist who provide tele-health services and travel to sites as needed.
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3 - Increase connection to treatment