Hope for Disabilities

Fulfilling unmet needs in the disability community

Finding employment after being released from prison

Posted by Emily Jensen on August 11, 2016 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (1)

Sometimes when a person is released from prison, they realize that they never want to experience that again.  They realize that they may have made mistakes when they were younger that led them on a path that they are ready to walk away from, but in some cases the damage may already be done and they might have a hard time getting back on the right path and finding employment where the employer can look past the decisions that they have made in the past.  Some of these decisions might...

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Mental Health Concerns In The Prison System

Posted by Ask Emily on March 9, 2014 at 12:20 PM Comments comments (0)

This is a topic that needs to be brought more into the public view.  Most people are familiar with the saying, "Lock him up and throw away the key."  Sadly, what some people may not realize is that this happens all to often when it comes to mental health concerns in the prison system.  It does not take a Rocket Scientist, to realize that prison is not supposed to be a fun and happy place.  It is where people are sent when they have committed a crime of some kind.  The...

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