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Types of Prisons

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.

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Military
Military

This is a list of U.S. military prisons and brigs operated by the federal Department of Defense for prisoners and convicts from the United States military Current military prisons Joint Prisons (housing inmates from all military branches) All United States Seventh Fleet ...

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. Medium and maximum security prisons house more serious offenders, but inmates can also be sent to serve time in a lower security facilities for things like good behavior at the end of a sentence.

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Psychiatric
Psychiatric

The type of psychiatric treatment provided differs based on whether the facility is a jail or a prison, how long inmates are confined, and whether the facility serves a special mission or population, such as serving as a reception center for a prison system or housing only juveniles.

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