Officer, Christine Montrose, California Department Of Public Health discussed on Fresh Air

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Use that incident is justification to continue the practice of solitary confinement because of that risk that the of the situation that happened many many years ago. And that's you know, justifiable fear, of course, when we're asking people Teo to take on these dangerous jobs, but but one of the things that this group in California has realizes that if you take the correctional officers who are the ones shouldering this fear, and you show them the environment, it's not just academics. It's not just psychiatrists who we're talking about. How to make the situation better. But you actually have prison officer speaking to prison officer talking about how things have improved that that's really a locus for change. And I think that those kinds of situations Ring a lot of promise because the system has to be fixed. The system is broken, but we don't have to reinvent the wheel in order to fix it. There are places that can show us a road map for how to achieve the outcomes we desire without us, starting from scratch. Christine Montrose. Thank you so much for speaking with us. Thank you, Dave. I really enjoyed it. Christine Mantra, is an associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior at the Brown University Medical School and the author of Waiting for an echo the Madness of American Incarceration. Coming up. TV critic David Bianculli reviews the new video streaming service peacock from NBC Universal. This's fresh air. That's 7 48 support comes from the California Department of Public Health, raising awareness that smoking doubles your risk of getting respiratory infections, including Corona virus for how to quit Now when lung health is crucial, go to tobacco.

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