Suicides in NC Jails Reach All-Time High

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Drug-related Deaths, Inadequate Access to Medical Care also Rise FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2022 More people in NC jails died by suicide in 2020 than any other year, a […]

DRNC’s 2020 Deaths in Jails Report

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Record number of suicides in NC jails: Drug-related deaths, inadequate access to medical care also on the rise Executive summary and background More people have died by suicide in NC […]

Racial Disparities in Solitary

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Significant racial disparities exist in solitary confinement likely due to implicit bias. The most restrictive settings are 80% people of color.

DRNC’s NC ID Project

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About NC ID DRNC is excited to announce that we have officially launched the NC ID Project, a new program designed to help people newly released from prison get an […]