A Globe reporter since 2000, Russell has contributed to award-winning projects including 68 Blocks: Life, Death, Hope, based on a year of reporting in a Dorchester neighborhood. She co-authored the Globe book Long Mile Home, about the Boston Marathon bombing, and joined the paper’s Spotlight investigative team in 2014.
By Scott Helman and Jenna Russell , Globe Staff
People with mental illness under the supervision of the Department of Mental Health have endangered themselves or others recently, including one who died.
By Maria Cramer and Jenna Russell , Globe Staff
The prisoners remain in isolation despite the state’s promise to end the practice, according to an attorneys’ group.
The Desperate and the Dead | Part 6
By Jenna Russell and Maria Cramer , Globe Staff
Everyone knows David, and wants to help, as he bounces between shelters, hospitals, jail. He is among the many homeless people with mental illness who find no care system to address their desperation.
By Jenna Russell , Globe Staff
Nearly half of people killed by Mass. police over the last 11 years were suicidal, mentally ill, or showed clear signs of crisis.