young offenders

Health pilot helps reduce self-harm among young offenders

By Joe Lepper
Wednesday, 14 March 2012

A four-year pilot to improve access to health services for young offenders has helped reduce levels of depression and self-harm, according to latest evaluation.

One thousand young offenders were offered support through the pilot. Image: Becky Nixon/posed by model

One thousand young offenders were offered support through the… Continue reading

A third of child sex offenders are children themselves

Last week two 10-year-old boys were charged with sexually assaulting an 8-year-old boy on a school bus. According to reports, the two older boys would open their pants and force the younger boy to perform sex acts. The boys… Continue reading

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