Suicide and self-harm in prisons hit worst ever levels

Suicide and self-harm in prisons hit worst ever levels

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jun/29/suicide-and-self-harm-in-prisons-hit-worst-ever-levels Public spending watchdog says it is unclear how inmates’ mental health can be improved with current levels of funding and insufficient data ‘When prisons are short-staffed … prisoners…

Murders and suicides in prisons in England and Wales hit 25-year high

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/apr/28/murders-and-suicides-in-prisons-in-england-and-wales-hit-17-year-high Official figures show six homicides and 100 suicides in 12 months in statistics showing rise in violence and despair. There have been six murders and 100 suicides in…

Five suicides among 16 prison deaths in North East, figures show

Five suicides among 16 prison deaths in North East, figures show

Source: http://www.shieldsgazette.com/news/local-news/five-suicides-among-16-prison-deaths-in-north-east-figures-show-1-7702574 Five people took their own lives in prisons in the North East during 2015 as the suicide rate behind bars remained at an ‘alarmingly high level,’ new figures…