An excellent new resource from i-HOP aimed at all practitioners working with children to help them cope with the arrest and/or imprisonment of a family member.
New app from National Prison Radio, Straightline shares films from 7 released prisoners who recount how they managed to stay on the outside of the prison gates.
Important report from the Prison Reform Trust on problem solving approaches to low level offending by women. Great case studies and a coherent way forward.
Institute for Criminal Policy Research profiles global imprisonment with in-depth investigation into incarceration in 10 very different countries.
New measures from Facebook seek to help suicidal users by using artificial intelligence to identify those at risk and then intervene with helping resources.
Alcohol & Drugs
Andrew Brown's round-up of the latest drug & alcohol stats reveals a staggering 60,000 people received substance misuse treatment in secure settings last year.
Important new guide from Action for Prisoners' and Offenders' Families on how parental imprisonment affects children's mental health & where to seek help.
Invaluable report from Women in Prison assesses implementation of Corston Report & highlights 5 key priorities for immediate action for women in justice system.
The Prison Policy Initiative provides a detailed analysis of who is in prison across the complex US justice system & where reformers should focus their efforts.
Centre for Social Justice advocates providing rough sleepers with accommodation first and then support with alcohol, drug & mental health problems .
New app from Y-STOP enables people stopped by the police to record the interaction on their phone and submit information securely.
Alcohol & Drugs
Report from Institute of Alcohol Studies takes a detailed look at the way in which women's alcohol consumption has changed over the years and the related harms.
This is a guest post from David Skarbek and Courtney Michaluk which first appeared on the Democratic Audit site. When inmates make the rules Popular stereotypes often portray prisons in …
One third of adults face legal problems but MoJ survey finds increasingly we look to family, friends & the internet on how to resolve them.
There are almost 3 million unconvicted people in prison across the world. Proportion of remand prisoners has shot up in the Americas but reduced in Europe.