- Of the daily average of 11,827 inmates in New York City jails, 37 percent, or 4,376 inmates on any given day, had a mental health diagnosis.
- The combined capacity of all New York City inpatient psychiatric facilities is only slightly higher at 4,518.
Prepared by Christina Fiorentini and Nashla Rivas Salas
New York City Independent Budget Office
SOURCES: Mayor’s Management Report Fiscal 2013; New York State Division of Budget; New York State Office of Mental Health
Print version available here.
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