Regimes at HMP Lewes

Prisoners are interviewed on reception and detoxification help is offered if needed. A drug worker follows up applications for assistance received from prisoners and contacts every mandatory drug test (MDT) failure to offer advice/assistance.

Detoxification is available in the healthcare centre, and 1-to-1 counselling/advice is available from a drug worker and other agencies throughout the prison.

The prison is represented on the local Drug Action Team and representatives of outside drug agencies are members of the prisons Drug Strategy Team.

A PE programme is available, as is weekly library access for all. A team of Listeners trained by the Samaritans are available day and night for those who need additional support.

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