TITLE

Pan-Canadian strategy being developed to tackle mental health in prisons

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/14/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 18, pE819
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "Pan-Canadian strategy being developed to tackle mental health in prisons," which appeared at www.cmaj.ca on November 9, 2010. It discusses the problem of offenders with mental health problems in which they are often trap in a jurisdictional argument between correctional facilities. According to Howard Sapers, correctional investigator of Canada, there is a major interruption in medication, every time there is transition from one facility to another.
ACCESSION #
57857356

 

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