Roy, Alastair, Fountain, Jane and Anitha, Sundari
The social and institutional context of throughcare and aftercare services for prison drug service clients, with a focus on Black and minority ethnic prisoners.
Drugs and Alcohol Today, 8
This paper examines the social and institutional context of barriers to drug service throughcare and aftercare for prisoners in England and Wales, including those that specifically affect Black and minority ethnic prisoners. A research project in 2004 reviewed relevant literature and statistical data, mapped prison drug services, and sought the perspectives of relevant stakeholders: in total, 334 individuals were recruited to the study. The methodology facilitates analysis of the structure of services and the agency prisoner in accessing them. Recommendations are made for changes to the structure and delivery of prison drug services.
prisons; prisoners; drug use; drug services; throughcare; aftercare; Black and minority ethnic