Prisons unable to cope with rising levels of mentally ill inmates – The Independent

Posted May 27th, 2008 in mental health, news, prisons by sally

“Prison mental health services are struggling to cope as overstretched staff try to deal with rising levels of mental illness among prisoners, a major report will warn next week. Thousands of seriously mentally ill prisoners are being released untreated back into the community, it says.”

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The Independent, 25th May 2008