From numerous studies, we know that people who are imprisoned consistently present poorer (mental) health compared to the general population. These (mental) health problems are often already present before incarceration, and due to the deprivations in prison these problems increase. Still, an inclusive and qualitative treatment offer for people in detention is lacking. Treatment interventions in prisons in EU member states still do not adhere to the principle of equivalence as described in international recommendations by the United Nations General Assembly, UNAIDS/WHO and UNODC.
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