"Forgotten Floor" Inmate Dies At HospitalAn inmate on the ninth floor of the Miami-Dade County Jail has died at the hospital.
Revisiting The Forgotten Floor"Getting arrested for a misdemeanor with a severe mental illness should not result in a death sentence. And that's what happened here." So says Miami Dade Judge Steve Leifman, expressing outrage as he looks into the housing and treatment of inmates with mental illness housed at the Miami Dade Detention Center.
Miami-Dade Schools To Train Teachers To Spot Mental Illness In StudentsIt's called the silent epidemic; children and adolescents suffering from mental illness. Without early intervention it's considered by many experts to be a time bomb.