Social Issues

Prisoners abusing drugs and alcohol needing treatment

Posted on: Mon 10 Sep 2018

Prior to entering prison two thirds of prisoners have been using illicit drugs 12 months earlier before entering the jails.

A report on drugs and alcohol has found that without treatment prisoners will be prone to re-offending.

Criminal Law lecturer from RMIT, Jarryd Bartle speaks with Breakfast’s Tom Mann to discuss more.

Produced by Milly Schultz-Boylen

Image sourced: Wikimedia commons


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