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[Irish Times] , Gallagher, Conor Mentally ill prisoners sleeping on floors because of overcrowding. (09 Jul 2018)

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Drug abuse and a lack of access to mental health services in the community is partly responsible for the increase. However, the main problem is that sufferers have to remain in the prison for long periods because there is no room in the CMH where mentally ill offenders are usually treated......


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