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Types of Jails

Juvenile
Juvenile

Since juvenile detention facilities operate on the foundation of rehabilitating the youth, different mental health programs are provided by facilities to help the youth rehabilitate. It is the expectation that juvenile detention centers and juvenile institutions provide mental health services to their residents.

Military
Military

A military prison is a prison operated by the military. Military prisons are used variously to house prisoners of war, unlawful combatants, those whose freedom is deemed a national security risk by the military or national authorities, and members of the military found guilty of a serious crime.

Minimum, Medium, and High Security
Minimum, Medium, and High Security

Minimum and medium security facilities, for example, both provide more opportunities for inmates to work in-house jobs than maximum security prisons do. Minimum security facilities often house those who committed white collar crimes, or low level drug offenses.

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Psychiatric
Psychiatric

Prison psychiatrists care for the mental-health needs of inmates in state and federal correctional systems and even some local jails. With the United States leading the world in its rate of incarceration, and many inmates ending up in the system due to unmet mental-health issues, there's abundant need. While the work environment is both unique and challenging, the pay is competitive and the work varied.