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Mental health and criminal justice: views from consultations

 

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Mental health and criminal justice: views from consultations

With extremely high rates of mental ill-health among the prison population, this report draws on experiences from across England and Wales to determine the way forward for improvement.

It finds that few of the prisons represented at the events were able to offer psychological therapies, and that primary mental health care remains the weakest element of mental health support in prisons. More....