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Editorial The contribution of education and training to the development of appropriate mental health service provision for those in contact with the offender health system

Editorial The contribution of education and training to the development of appropriate mental... Editorial The contribution of education and training to the development of appropriate mental health service provision for those in contact with the offender health system Charlie Brooker Guest editor, The Journal of Mental Health Workforce Development Epidemiological research has shown that as many as nine was published, Changing the Outlook: A Strategy for out of 10 prisoners display evidence of one or more Developing and Modernising Mental Health Services in Prisons mental disorders in the UK (Singleton et al, 1998). Rates of (Department of Health & HM Prison Service, 2001). The co-morbidity are also remarkably high, with 80% of the aims, outlined in these reports, were to: prison population having more than one of the following l recruit at least 300 new staff to provide the new in- categories of disorder: personality disorder, psychosis, reach services neurosis, alcohol misuse or drug dependence. Early l treat at any one time at least 5,000 prisoners suffering detection of mental illness at reception to prison has been severe and enduring mental illness found to be ineffective, with many mentally ill prisoners l ensure that every prisoner with a serious mental both undetected and untreated (Birmingham, 2003). illness has a care plan on http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of Mental Health Training Education and Practice Emerald Publishing

Editorial The contribution of education and training to the development of appropriate mental health service provision for those in contact with the offender health system

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1755-6228
DOI
10.1108/17556228200600024
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Abstract

Editorial The contribution of education and training to the development of appropriate mental health service provision for those in contact with the offender health system Charlie Brooker Guest editor, The Journal of Mental Health Workforce Development Epidemiological research has shown that as many as nine was published, Changing the Outlook: A Strategy for out of 10 prisoners display evidence of one or more Developing and Modernising Mental Health Services in Prisons mental disorders in the UK (Singleton et al, 1998). Rates of (Department of Health & HM Prison Service, 2001). The co-morbidity are also remarkably high, with 80% of the aims, outlined in these reports, were to: prison population having more than one of the following l recruit at least 300 new staff to provide the new in- categories of disorder: personality disorder, psychosis, reach services neurosis, alcohol misuse or drug dependence. Early l treat at any one time at least 5,000 prisoners suffering detection of mental illness at reception to prison has been severe and enduring mental illness found to be ineffective, with many mentally ill prisoners l ensure that every prisoner with a serious mental both undetected and untreated (Birmingham, 2003). illness has a care plan on

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The Journal of Mental Health Training Education and PracticeEmerald Publishing

Published: Dec 11, 2006

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