The Latvian Prison Administration (hereinafter – the Administration) from April 1, 2014 until September 30, 2016 implemented European Commission program „Criminal Justice” co-funded project “Suicide preventive system development in imprisonment places”, number JUST/2013/JPEN/AG/4554. European Commission funding was 80% and co-funding from Latvia’s state budget was 20%.
During the project, suicide preventive system was improved by developing guidelines for the staff, including involvement of inmates in different programmes and activities. Guidelines were adopted in all imprisonment places of Latvia.
Download the guidelines.