Our Voices Are Rarely Heard

About the Film With rare access inside Pelican Bay State Prison, filmmaker Cali Bondad and reporter Gabrielle Canon captured a day-in-the-life inside one of the most notorious supermax prisons in the US. The film shows a cinematic glimpse of the personal anguish and monotony described by inmates living in long-term isolation. About the Filmmaker Cali […]

Buried Alive: Stories From Inside Solitary Confinement

It is brutal. It is torture by definition. It destroys the mind, body, and soul, making rehabilitation next to impossible. It is also outrageously expensive, and it doesn’t work. Yet at the end of the Obama era, and the dawn of Trump’s, isolation is as widely used as ever in the American penal system. And […]

Behavioral Health Services Revenue Maximization Plan

Executive Summary The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) serves as the single state agency responsible for administering the Florida Medicaid program, while the Department of Children and Families (DCF) serves as the single state agency for the provision of mental health and substance abuse services. Collectively, these entities are responsible for operating a system […]

A Reminder That Carrie Fisher Was An O.G. Mental Health Hero

Carrie Fisher was a total badass. The actress, who died Tuesday at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack, spoke out on mental illness many times ― something almost unheard of in Hollywood at the time she began sharing publicly. She gave honest testimonies of the trials and triumphs of battling addiction and bipolar […]