Workshop — Topic: Mental Health Behind Bars

Event details

  • April 10, 2019
  • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • 10341 Water Street Highway 42 Ephraim, WI 54211
  • 920-854-7559

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There will be a YouTube video and a TED Talk presented, as well as a speaker sharing local mental health efforts in the Door County Jail. The YouTube video hosted by Danny Gold of Vice News, “Mental Health Behind Bars” will describe conditions relating to the mental health of inmates at the Cook County Jail. In the TED talk, “How prisons can help inmates live meaningful lives”, Dan Pacholke will discuss an innovative program that can improve the mental health of inmates through their involvement in learning skills that can transfer to real life jobs outside of prison. René Domask will discuss the local program she facilitates “Operation Fresh Start: Making a Difference” which is offered to inmates at the Door County Jail. A discussion of the issues will occur after the videos and presentations.