Tag - Mental health in prison

Finding hope in a hopeless place: battling mental health in prison

Peer worker Glenn Broome helps prisoners find hope in Forensicare’s Ballerrt Yeram-boo-ee Forensic Mental Health Service at the Ravenhall Correctional Centre—and it can be as simple as a cup of coffee, and a chat with someone who cares. After half a lifetime of battling his own mental health demons, Glenn Broome was determined to help others find hope. “The early stages of my life had to mean more than just a bad experience,” Glenn said. “I wanted to help the people who [...]