Jennifer Toon discusses mental health struggles in Texas women’s prisons

May 29, 2024

Jennifer Toon (Leading with Conviction™ 2024 participant) — who goes by Toonche — co-hosts, with Marci Marie the “On the Recyard: Women’s Prison Podcast” every Wednesday night live online. They recently did a conversation delving into the harsh realities faced by women with mental health issues inside Texas prisons.

On the podcast, they explore how the prison environment exacerbates mental health struggles and discuss the systemic neglect that leaves many women without adequate care or support. Through compelling narratives and in-depth analysis, Marci Marie and Toonchi uncover stories of resilience and highlight the urgent need for reform. Tune in to hear their powerful insights on what needs to change to ensure that mental health care is a right, not a privilege, even behind bars.

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