The New Asylums Summary

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The video named, “The New Asylums,” is about people in prison who have mental illness. Many people who have mental illness are held in prison throughout the America instead of hospitals or facilities, and they are more tend to be homeless before arrested and put in to jail. According to video, there are some mental health treatment meetings in prison. However, some psychologists think that people who have mental illness in prison need hospitalization. Moreover, the video claims that inmates who has severe mentally illness cant follow the rules. Therefore, in the video there are some mental health counselors who help inmates to solve their problems. In addition, when inmates refuse anything to do in prison system, they are being punished.

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