More than half of women prisoners - says outgoing Chief Inspector of Prisons Sir David Ramsbotham - have severe emotional and psychological problems.
There's a high incidence of self-mutilation, suicide and psychological breakdown. Many have suffered physical and sexual abuse and nearly half have harmed themselves at some point in their lives.
Niall Clifford, Operational Manager for Women's Prisons and Ursula Smartt, author of Grendon Tales, Stories from a Therapeutic Community (Waterside Press, ISBN: 1 872 870 961) join Martha to talk about therapy and mental health in jail.
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