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Mental illness should not be the reason for going to prisons: Daniela-Wong

Thursday 18 May 2023 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Health, National

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Mental illness should not  be the reason for going to prisons: Daniela-Wong
Dr Evangelene Daniela-Wong. Photo: LOSIRENE LACANIVALU / 23050594

People affected with mental health issues will no longer be sent to Cook Islands Prison for treatment as long as they aren’t offenders, according to a leading clinical psychologist.

People affected with mental health issues will no longer be sent to Cook Islands Prison for treatment as long as they aren’t offenders, according to a leading clinical psychologist.


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