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https://www.wglt.org/local-news/2024-04-05/report-illinois-prisons-among-worst-in-u-s-for-mental-health-care

Mental health services in Illinois prisons are among the worst in the country, creating “abysmal and harmful” conditions for staff and inmates, with Pontiac Correctional Center fostering a “disgusting and neglected environment,” according to a consultant’s report on mental health care in Illinois facilities.