Addiction puts the released back behind bars.
Together we are introducing innovative methods of addiction treatment to Czech prisons.Where we work
We are setting up systemic support for the prison population at risk of addictions in the phase of preparation for release. Even intense professional care during the transition back into the company.
Researcher Jiří Mertl from Charles University, who is the author of the research and evaluations of this project, speaks in this interview about the limits of providing case management in Czech prisons, the unpredictability of conditional release, and the difficulty of the work of case managers themselves.
August 26, 2023
Commentator Martin Fendrych wrote a commentary for Deník N about the current Czech prison system and its current problems. In several places, he quotes the evaluation report of our project.
August 5, 2023
Unaffordable housing, problems with finding a job, the hard-to-predict timing of conditional release, the return to another part of the country and the continuity of support there, and the overload... více
August 4, 2023
On 31 July 2023, Deník N published an extensive interview with researcher Jiří Mertl, who is in charge of the research and evaluation of our project. In the interview, he... více
The project "Systemic provision of care for imprisoned drug users and its subsequent continuity after release" is financially supported by the financial mechanism Norwegian Funds 2014-2021 in the Justice Program. The project is implemented in partnership with the organizations Center for Drug Prevention and Therapy, o.p.s., KOTEC, o.p.s., Laxus z.ú., Magdalena, o.p.s., SANANIM z.ú., Společnost Podané ruce o.p.s.