The following counseling programs are available to inmates of the Harrison County Jail during their incarceration.
Segments of the inmate population have drug problems, which in part, can be addressed through drug counseling. Narcotics Anonymous classes are offered to any inmate who wishes to attend and is provided on a weekly basis.
Alcoholism creates a serious threat to an individual’s well-being. This counseling program presents an opportunity for help to the inmate in need. Alcoholics Anonymous classes are offered to any inmate who wishes to attend and is provided on a weekly basis.
The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department implemented the Mentoring Program to assist inmates with re-entry into society upon release. A number of aspects are introduced to inmates during their weekly sessions with their mentor; including, but not limited to: becoming a law abiding citizen, obtaining and maintaining gainful employment, breaking the “cycle” of criminal behavior, and sustaining a responsible, dependable and successful lifestyle. The Mentoring Program is offered to inmates wishing to participate six days a week.