rehabilitation

Filmmaker Melanie Manchot explains how her drama Stephen can offer hope to addicts
Stephen Giddings in Stephen
Film

Filmmaker Melanie Manchot explains how her drama Stephen can offer hope to addicts

Stephen is a new feature film by Melanie Manchot dealing with experiences of addiction
'I've done awful things – but I try to be better': Nadine Shah on addiction, getting it wrong and forgiveness
Nadine Shah wearing a red dress
Music

'I've done awful things – but I try to be better': Nadine Shah on addiction, getting it wrong and forgiveness

Amy's Place: How a 'beautiful' housing project giving hope became Amy Winehouse's real legacy
Housing

Amy's Place: How a 'beautiful' housing project giving hope became Amy Winehouse's real legacy

Prisoners could be released 60 days early to ease prison overcrowding
Prisons

Prisoners could be released 60 days early to ease prison overcrowding

Fixing prison overcrowding may not be a vote-winner – but it's essential to keep people safe
Darren Nicholas

Fixing prison overcrowding may not be a vote-winner – but it's essential to keep people safe

How a groundbreaking theatre project is teaching prisoners there's more to life than crime
Perth Prison: Inmates taking part in Beside Me
prisons

How a groundbreaking theatre project is teaching prisoners there's more to life than crime

How young people in prison are getting a fresh start by giving free haircuts to homeless people
A man is getting his hair cut with clippers
Rehabilitation

How young people in prison are getting a fresh start by giving free haircuts to homeless people

From prison cell to homeless, how a new law will give former convicts a better chance at turning their lives around
Rehabilitation

From prison cell to homeless, how a new law will give former convicts a better chance at turning their lives around

This small change in the law will give prisoners the best chance to rebuild their lives
prisoners sleeping rough
Rehabilitation

This small change in the law will give prisoners the best chance to rebuild their lives

The failures of education in prison are criminal
Amanda Spielman
Amanda Spielman

The failures of education in prison are criminal

Scotland has the perfect antidote to ex-prisoners' reoffending rates
Edinburgh at Christmas
John Bird

Scotland has the perfect antidote to ex-prisoners' reoffending rates

Charities call for multifaceted approach to help ex-offenders into work
Chancellor Rishi Sunak visits a branch of Timpson, where 10 per cent of the workforce are ex-offenders.
Employment

Charities call for multifaceted approach to help ex-offenders into work

How Scotland's Violence Reduction Unit breaks the cycle of crime
News

How Scotland's Violence Reduction Unit breaks the cycle of crime

The business recycling lives as well as waste
Environment

The business recycling lives as well as waste