prison suicide

Disturbing rise in female prisoner suicides

The Prisons & Probation Ombudsman reviews 19 investigations of female prisoner suicides and finds that prisons are still not implementing key recommendations.

Prison suicide rate doubles in four years

Latest prison safety stats show that the surge in suicides, self-harm and assaults are associated closely with the reduction of resources and staffing levels.

Preventing prison suicides

Latest bulletin from Prisons and Probation Ombudsman repeats key warnings to prevent prison suicides – particularly in first month in custody.

The cost of prison suicide

New report from the Howard League for Penal Reform on the cost of prison suicide.

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