Druglink article 1996 – Care and control: implementing a prison drug strategy by Jim Heyes and Gaynor King

Swansea prison introduced a drug strategy in 1995. It had two main elements, based on the custodial themes of ‘care’ and ‘control’. Though the supply reduction measures were simple to implement, the demand reduction measures required more attention. The introduction of Mandatory Drug Testing in December 1995 had a marked effect in reducing inmates’ trust and confidence in the prison’s own drug treatment strategy.

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