Victoria eyes revamp of prisoner mental health services

The Victorian government has admitted it needs to overhaul the way prisoners with mental illnesses and cognitive impairments are treated, concerned they are over-represented in jail, suffer more in custody and are more likely to reoffend on release.

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Topics:
Legal, Corrections, Justice System

Author:
Bianca Hall

Source:
The Age

Date published:
Tue 26th Nov, 2019