Mentally ill prisoners allegedly forced into Risdon Prison due to full house at mental health facility

Mentally ill prisoners allegedly forced into Risdon Prison due to full house at mental health facility

Posted April 01, 2018 10:23:03 Photo: The Tasmanian Health Service says it is “not aware” of any issues with capacity at the Wilfred Lopes Centre, near Risdon Prison. (ABC News: Jack Tegg) Inmates who should be receiving specialist care by mental health professionals are instead spending weeks at Risdon Prison …