• Fri
  • Oct 31, 2014
  • Updated: 11:33pm

Prinsoners' stress

PUBLISHED : Friday, 11 December, 1998, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 11 December, 1998, 12:00am

Documentaries featuring prisoners who have attempted suicide will be made as part of a plan to combat stress among new inmates.


Several prisoners who tried to hang themselves but were rescued by wardens have agreed to take part in the programmes planned by the Correctional Services Department. The films will be shown to new arrivals in an effort to help them adjust to prison life.


This year, seven prisoners have killed themselves and 80 have attempted to commit suicide.


Share

For unlimited access to:

SCMP.com SCMP Tablet Edition SCMP Mobile Edition 10-year news archive
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

Login

SCMP.com Account

or