The 10 Most Essential Items Every Inmate Needs in Their Pen Package
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Being incarcerated can be a traumatic experience. It is stressful, which not only effects the incarcerated individual but his/her supporting family and friends.
If you have a loved one who is incarcerated you may notice drastic mood swings, anxiousness and irritability. Much of the time family and friends feel helpless, it is difficult to watch someone in a tough situation.
However, there are a few ways to help relieve some of the stress your friend or loved one feels when incarcerated.
When an individual has been convicted and sentenced to over 2 years, they will be moved from a Provincial Institution to a Federal Assessment Unit. For example, they will be transported from Maplehurst Jail or Toronto South Jail to Joyceville Assessment Unit in Kingston or from Bordeaux Jail to the Regional Reception Centre in Sainte-Anne-de-Plaines.