Season 23, Episode 13 The New Asylums

First Aired: May 10, 2005

A case-study report examining how the state of Ohio has dealt with an influx of mentally disturbed inmates in recent years. Many of them would have been sent to state mental hospitals in the past. But many of those institutions have closed and, says Ohio Corrections chief Reginald Wilkinson: “I became a de-facto director of a major mental-health system.”