Drug-related deaths highest on record

There were 4,359 deaths related to drug poisoning in England and Wales in 2018, the highest number and the highest annual increase (16%) since records began.

The children of prisoners

Crest Advisory says there are many more children of prisoners than previously thought and we are ignoring their needs.

Understanding prison violence

Prison disturbances are associated with physically poor conditions, highly controlling regimes and the uneven application of rules, finds Professor James McGuire.

Official drug trends 2018

Around 1 in 29 (3.5%) of adults aged 16 to 59 had taken a Class A drug in the last year, equivalent to around 1.1 million people.