This chapters critically explores the use of sport-based interventions to benefit mental well-being of people in prison. The key concepts of mental health and mental illness are defined and prevalence figures cited for those with depression, anxiety in prisons. A rehabilitation approach is taken to support prisoner health for the benefits of both prisoners and wider society.
|Title of host publication||Sport, Physical Activity and Criminal Justice|
|Place of Publication||London England|
|Number of pages||13|
|ISBN (Electronic)||9781000810363, 9781003207788|
|Publication status||Published (in print/issue) - 12 Dec 2022|