Dealing With Allergies While Incarcerated
Posted 6/13/2014 by Mark Miclette
You are about to take the deal and it comes with jail or prison time. If you have allergies to food, plants, fabric or other environmental things, it is important that the administrators are made aware.
Having an allergic reaction while incarcerat...
What is a Medical POD?
Posted 6/11/2014 by Mark Miclette
A medical POD in a county jail is an area where prisoners with medical conditions are incarcerated. In some cases, the inmates have long-term medical conditions. In others it is temporary such as for a severe illness or injury that will be recovered ...
Can a Terminally Ill Inmate Get Pardoned?
Posted 6/3/2014 by Mark Miclette
It is devastating to learn that someone you love has been diagnosed with a terminal illness. When that person is an inmate, the thought of him dying alone instead of surrounded by family can be very hard to handle.
Fortunately, depending on the se...
What is a Mental Health Court?
Posted 6/1/2014 by Mark Miclette
You have Bipolar Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), or severe anxiety, and your mental illness causes you to make poor choices. You may even commit crimes. Some counties in the USA have Mental Health Courts which are designed to help yo...
Three Good Reasons to Workout in Prison
Posted 5/31/2014 by Mark Miclette
Prison is not for the faint at heart. To succeed at doing time, inmates need to develop coping mechanisms such as not showing fear, maintaining health, and passing time. A regular workout routine can help in all of these areas
1. Maintaining Healt...
What to Do When You Are Pregnant and Going to Jail or Prison
Posted 5/15/2014 by Mark Miclette
If you are pregnant and have been sentenced to do time in a county jail or a prison, there are some things you should do to insure the best care for you and your child during the pregnancy and also after the baby is born.
Bring your paperwork to t...
Does An Inmate Deserve Good Health Care?
Posted 1/7/2014 by Mark Miclette
On Feb 11, 2013 my husband, Scott passed away. He was 40 years old and had been serving a 42-month sentence on drug-related charges prior to his death. He was in the custody of the Kansas Department of Corrections when he died. For most of his life, ...