Forum held by Bronx Reentry Working Group to help former inmates

About 58 percent of parolees suffer from drug

About 58 percent of parolees suffer from drug abuse or mental illness.

The Bronx Reentry Working Group held a forum Thursday on the challenges and obstacles former prison inmates face after being released from prison.

A 56-year-old former inmate, who has been in and out of prison since he was 18, told News 12 The Bronx that the lack of resources and information available is the hardest part of getting out of jail.

Chris Norwood, executive director of Health...

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