Prison mental health inreach services.

  title={Prison mental health inreach services.},
  author={Julie E Steel and Graham Thornicroft and L Faith Birmingham and Charles G D Brooker and Alice Mills and Mari Anne Harty and Jenny Shaw},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
Prison mental health inreach teams have been established nationwide in England and Wales over the past 3 years to identify and treat mental disorders among prisoners. This paper summarises the policy content and what has been achieved thus far, and poses challenges that these teams face if they are to become a clear and effective component in the overall system of forensic mental healthcare. 
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