- Do you believe that we need to reform our prisons? Kayne West feels that we need it and he met with President Trump today to discuss solutions. At the end of 2016, 2.2 million adult Americans were being held in prisons which equates to 655 per 100,000 people. To put it into perspective, New York is the most populated city in America with right around 9 million people, followed by LA with 4 million, Chicago with 2.7 million, and Houston with 2.3 million. Those are the 4 largest cities in the US based on population, meaning that if the prison system were a city, it would be the 5th highest populated city in the US. Craig DeRoche gives you the latest on the US prison system and possible reform solutions.
- Did you know that mental health disorders are on the rise all over the globe? The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that roughly 300 million people worldwide have depression and 50 million have dementia. Schizophrenia is estimated around 23 million people, and bipolar disorder around 60 million. These numbers are staggering, and here in the US, 1 in 5 Americans are said to have chronic loneliness. What can be done to reduce these numbers? Dr. Greg Bottaro gives you the latest on these mental health disorders and what can be done to reduce them.
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