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Use of Psychotropic Drugs Soars in California Jails

Kaiser Health News Reporter Anna Gorman documents a 25% increase in the number of California jail inmates receiving psychotropic medications over the past five years. The article cites California Health Policy Strategies’s policy brief that reviewed state data from 45 counties. The article has appeared in the Washington Post, U.S. News and World Report, Kaiser Health News, and other news outlets. You can also hear Anna Gorman discuss her findings on KQED.