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

Vogel, Lauren
December 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/14/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 18, pE819
Academic Journal
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.


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