Our Love Your Neighbor Ohio campaign was featured in the Real Deal Press last week! The article was written by Mary Evans, a returning citizen herself and host of ReEntry Stories: Conversations Between Returned Citizens in the Miami Valley. Read an excerpt below!
"Adequate mental health care is extremely difficult for returned citizens and incarcerated individuals to receive. I know first-hand the inequities one faces when trying to seek mental health help.
When you leave prison, you are given only 30 days’ worth of the prescribed medications from the mental health provider. You have to get medical insurance, find a doctor or counselor specializing in mental health, and secure an appointment before the medication runs out."