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Vulnerable young people in custody need better mental health support, including safer and more inclusive places for treatment

The life experiences of young offenders in custody are undeniably diverse. This includes diversity in socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Various risk factors that may increase the likelihood of deviant behaviours and involvement in crime overlap those similar to mental health – ranging from living in poverty, child abuse, family breakdown to history of drug abuse and truancy. 1,032 more words

Health Policies

OPP charge two young offenders after pursuit in Essex

Two young offenders face numerous charges following a police pursuit Thursday morning in Essex.

Ontario Provincial Police say they received reports of a vehicle being driven erratically. 115 more words


Prisons in Parliament - 20th July

Drug treatment, youth offending and phone tapping, discussed in Parliament this week

Prisons in Parliament brings you up-to-date on the last week of politics and prisons. 740 more words


Children in prison in England & Wales - chief inspector reports

Young people suffer assault, restraint and solitary confinement 

Children in prison in England & Wales are experiencing high levels of assault, restraint and solitary confinement according to the latest annual report from the Chief Inspector. 686 more words


Can Emotion Recognition be Taught?

Being able to accurately process emotional cues from others is a critical ability that underpins effective and appropriate interpersonal relationships.  If we misread signals, or miss cues from others altogether, it can lead to some embarrassing and uncomfortable moments.   605 more words


What is justice?

This is a question I had to ask myself recently. It seems like an easy question but when we consider events in our real life, what does justice look like? 1,375 more words

News And Politics

Apology for Edmonton School Bus Driver

Some stories really do demand answers.   I came across this Dash-Cam footage of an Edmonton school bus driver enduring physical abuse from a couple kids on his bus.  414 more words