COLUMBIA — For five years, psychiatric nurse Pascha Boyd has cared for the men and women urgently in need of her attention. She has listened to the stories of their pasts and dealt with the rushes of emotions that are their presents. Their mental illnesses affected their ability to manage their lives on the outside. Now, Boyd treats them inside of Boone County Jail.
Boone County struggles to meet mental health care needs for inmates
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