Drug and alcohol programmes in prison down 75%

Newshub reports:

The Government has promised to improve mental health but the number of prisoners attending drug and alcohol programmes has plummeted by 75 percent in five years. …

And despite health being one of prison’s biggest issues, the number of prisoners in drug and alcohol programmes is plummeting. Five years ago, about 6300 programmes were started, but in the last year that fell to just 928.

And this is a Government that talks about rehabilitation!

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