The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

239 results for ‘Mental Health’ found

Tocsin

(1981) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This edition focuses on the John Howard Society (JHS) of Kingston including its withdrawal from parole supervision and efforts to abolish mandatory supervision because of an increasing emphasis... Read More

This issue contains yearly Jaycee reports, a commentary on the chief of police calling for capital punishment, and support for the Canadian Association of Social Workers in curtailing corporal punishment... Read More

The Echo – June/July 1974

(June/July 1974) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This issue includes a question and answer piece on Jaycee involvement in prisons, an activity report from the Community Development Committee, and a piece about the presence of the Parole Board. KEYWORDS:... Read More

This issue of the Echo includes articles about the increase in prison escapes and security, the benefits of family visits, and the CONCERN organization established by the family and friends of prisoners. KEYWORDS:... Read More

This issue of The Outlook includes an interview with Living Unit Officer L. Campbell, a piece on sentencing in regards to the Bill of Rights, a critique of the prison, and a piece on how marijuana decriminalization... Read More

This issue of The Outlook includes an interview with the prison psychologist, explains the purpose of Operation Springboard, and describes the “rehabilitative-therapeutic” community of Warkworth... Read More

This issue contains a critique of guards asking for return of corporal and capital punishment, a reprint from the Globe & Mail about prison atrocities (particularly at Kingston), and the development... Read More

This issue contains an interview with Visiting and Corresponding Officer, K. Storey. Also included is an article about the viability of employment in the Canadian Furniture Industry, and a small piece... Read More

The Outlook – September 1974?

(September 1974?) released from Warkworth Institution

This issue contains an interview with Warkworth psychologist, J. Pyziak, a letter reprinted from the Ottawa Citizen from prisoner regarding mandatory parole and its relation to prison overcrowding, and... Read More

Note: Issue number and part of cover is illegible. This small Christmas issue of The Outlook includes a piece from the director touching on prison overcrowding, a discussion of Life Skills coaching, and... Read More

This issue of The Outlook addresses changes to the Living Unit program. Also included is an editorial from the Toronto Star regarding prison “crackdown”, and an article about streamlining prisoner... Read More

This short issue of The Outlook primarily addresses the bonding of former prisoners and the benefits of meditation. Coded by: Kate Garrett  Read More

This short issue of The Outlook includes a spotlight on the prison library and a call for support in establishing a First Nations halfway house in Kingston. KEYWORDS: Community Parole Coded by: Kate Garrett  Read More

This issue includes information on community parole, the effect that “yes” or “no” to parole has on a prisoner, and outlines a meeting with the Youth Corps group to discuss relationships. KEYWORDS:... Read More

This issue contains a piece on how change can be frightening, lists important political publications submitted to the Native Brotherhood, and includes an introduction to Community Parole. KEYWORDS: Living... Read More