Keep Him Safe

Keep him safe: mental health in the justice system

Cleo and Alison have something in common: they have both supported a relative in prison experiencing mental ill health. This short film explores their experiences with the criminal justice system and how inadequate mental health care can adversely affect both prisoners and their families.

If you have a loved one in contact with the criminal justice system, you can access support from the National Prisoners' Families Helpline on Freephone 0808 808 2003 or visit This service is operated by Pact under contract to His Majesty’s Prison & Probation Service (HMPPS).