New crisis in prisons as suicides hit record levels – The Guardian

Posted October 31st, 2016 in news, prisons, self-harm, suicide, violence by sally

‘Suicides in prison have reached “epidemic” proportions, with rates of self-harm and violence soaring to unprecedented levels. In addition, experts say the situation in women’s jails is now worse than a decade ago, when a landmark report was commissioned amid widespread concerns about deteriorating standards.’

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The Guardian, 29th October 2016