When Your Loved One is Incarcerated….
By Kathy Day
Disclaimer: The following information is not intended as legal advice. It is information I gathered from experience and educating myself. Every situation is different and every location is different. This is intended as a loose guide to mental illness in the criminal justice system.
Finding out your loved one with mental illness has been arrested is a very frightening experience. The legal system isn’t easy to deal with, especially when your family is in crisis due to an arrest. The following points will assist you in helping your loved one: