Prison Populations who Experienced Mental Health Problems in 2005*
- 78,000—45%—of Federal Prison Population
- 705,600—56%—of State Prison Population
- 479,900—64%—of Local Jail Population
* U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs. (2006). Mental Health Problems of Prison and Jail Inmates. Retrieved September 21, 2011 from http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/pub/pdf/mhppji.pdf, p. 1.