Should You Post Bail Quickly? Part Two

In our previous post we learned about the disadvantages of letting someone stay in jail for any length of time.  In today’s post we’re going to take a closer look at what happens psychologically when someone stays in jail in Should You Post Bail Quickly? Part Two.

Should You Post Bail Quickly? Part Two

As we covered previously it’s understandable for you to feel a wide array of emotions when you find out someone you care about has been arrested.  Your feelings on your friend or loved ones arrest are valid and fair.  While it may be tempting to let them learn a lesson by sitting in jail we’re going to explain why that isn’t the best plan of action.

  • You see when someone sits in jail or prison they are affected not just physically but psychologically as well.  Sitting in jail can cause the defendant to experience high levels of stress.  While stress may not sound that bad research shows that prolonged periods of stress can affect the body in negative ways.  And not just in the short term in fact a stressful event can have a lifelong impact on the person experiencing it.

Side Effects of Stress

  • Stress can have a wide range of effects on a person and their body.  For example prolonged periods of stress can weaken their immune system and cause insomnia.  This can hinder their ability to think clearly and really hurt them in the process of building their case.  Unfortunately it doesn’t stop there.  When experiencing an event of extreme stress can cause the individual to develop post traumatic stress disorder(PTSD).  Which in turn can negatively impact them for the rest of their life.

Contact Your Freedom Bail Bonds Today

Now that you’ve learned how staying in jail for an extended length of time can negatively impact the person involved contact Your Freedom Bail Bonds today!  Our compassionate team is standing by 24/7 to help you get your loved one the help that they need.  Don’t let them fall victim to the negative effects of staying in jail.

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