A Day in the Life of a Prison Recovery Worker

Uncovering life behind bars for EDP’s substance misuse workers inside Dorset’s HMP Portland “Drugs and alcohol are just a coping strategy. Nobody sets out with the intention of being an addict” Lauren, Substance Misuse team, HMP Portland Portland lies on a stunning peninsula. The World Heritage site of Chesil beach is within spitting distance but for some residents of Portland, there are no views, except those of the sky! Portland prison has a capacity of 530 people with an average of 520 in residence most days, and is a busy place where a range of agencies work together to...A Day in the Life of a Prison Recovery Worker

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