Geraldine Malone's articles
A new MedicAlert program teaches police and paramedics how to approach people with FASD — and keeps those afflicted with the disorder out of prison.
It's been just over nine years since Ashley Smith killed herself in solitary confinement, and nearly three since an inquest into her death issued recommendations to prevent further such tragedies. Almost nothing has been done about them.
Increasing use of force by corrections staff, higher rates of solitary confinement, and reduced services to help prisoners reintegrate into society leave inmates struggling.