‘Prison guards can never be weak’: the hidden PTSD crisis in America’s jails

“The suicide rate among corrections officers is twice as high as that of both police officers and the general public, according to a New Jersey police taskforce.An earlier national study found that corrections officers’ suicide risk was 39% higher than all other professions combined.”

The Guardian recently published an article about the taboo subject of PTSD in the american prison system read the full article HERE.