http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/27/opinions/gingrich-jones-mental-health/index.html
This article is an excellent collaboration from Newt Gingrich and Van Jones that details how mentally ill inmates are impacted and should not be incarcerated.
Other information:
NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness; nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
NIC: National Institute of Corrections; attempting to aid in the shift of “deinstitutionalizing” mentally ill inmates and handling their case differently and appropriately.
Prison Policy: Prison Policy Initiative; researching various aspects of the mentally ill in prison and advocating in changing policy regarding the future for mentally ill inmates.