“We know from research that children who experience incarceration of a parent have more behavioral problems, more mental health problems, more problems in school with their academic achievement and more health problems as well,” says Kristin Turney, an associate professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine, who’s studied the impact of parent incarceration on children.

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