This Series Of Photographic Portraits And Interviews With Cook County Jail Inmates As Well As Jail Social Workers And Psychologists Provides A Glimpse Of Life With Mental Illness Behind Bars.The Cook County Department Of Corrections In Chicago Is One Of The Largest Single Site Pre Detention Facilities In The World, With An Average Daily Population Hovering Around 9,000 Inmates It Is Estimated That 35 Percent Of This Population Is Mentally Ill Now Patients Than Ever Are Being Treated In Jail Rather Than At A Mental Health Facility Cook County Jail Has Become One Of The Largest, If Not The Largest, Mental Health Care Providers In The United States.
- 152 pages
- I refuse for the devil to take my soul
- Lili Holzer-Glier
- 04 April 2017 Lili Holzer-Glier