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A little more mad in the methadone. Hoarding at the prison leads to OD

By johnboy - 19 September 2011 56

The Liberals’ Jeremy Hanson is taking a poke at administration at the Alexander Machonochie Centre in the wake of a methadone overdose:

“In August, a prisoner was not properly supervised when taking methadone, and as a result, was able to stockpile the drug in a communal juice container,” Mr Hanson said.

“A second prisoner was then given a drink from this container after suffering an epileptic fit, and inadvertently overdosed on the methadone.

“This is an extremely saddening incident which could have been avoided.

“Thankfully, the inmate received immediate medical care and survived, but how the issue occurred in the first place is very worrying.

Mr Hanson would like an investigation and asks if this mob can run a needle exchange.

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A little more mad in the methadone. Hoarding at the prison leads to OD
Violet68 2:32 pm 22 Sep 11

Ben_Dover said :

milkman said :

Translation: prisoners are allowed to handle methadone unsupervised, and/or methadone is not accounted for.

Translation: “Prison is full of stupid drug using oafs, do not accept orange juice off anyone.”

The prisoner was in the Crisis Support Unit. Ever think he may have been trying to stockpile his methadone to end his own life? Nah, these stupid people have no feelings, no problems, no worth. No wonder they end up with no hope.

Violet68 2:27 pm 22 Sep 11

Yeah, a whole half second from being confronted and being stuck…

Exactly. I curious how the person who *may* get stuck is able to tell whether it’s a ‘confrontation’ or ‘sticking’.

Anyone who ‘confronts’ someone with a needle deserves to be locked away anyway.

Exactly. Thanks for the confirmation…….a world of difference between “confronting” and “sticking”

Yeah, a whole half second from being confronted and being stuck…

Exactly. I curious how the person who *may* get stuck is able to tell whether it’s a ‘confrontation’ or ‘sticking’.

Anyone who ‘confronts’ someone with a needle deserves to be locked away anyway.

Well “sticking” usually involves some form of breaking the skin wouldn’t you think? That would have to occur to transfer HIV which is not AIDS.

And yes, lock them all away……that’ll fix em for sure. Just forget about the “prescribed methadone” they are encouraged to become dependent on when out in the community and withdraw that completely in jail. I’m sure that would stop any further illicit drugs being bought in…….not. Then sit around whingeing about how much it all costs taxpayers and how there’s so much recidivism.

milkman 1:23 pm 22 Sep 11

Tooks said :

Violet68 said :

milkman said :

Violet68 said :

How do you “die of AIDS” after being “confronted” with a needle?

Because the fruit loop holding the needle decides to stick you with it.

Exactly. Thanks for the confirmation…….a world of difference between “confronting” and “sticking”

Yeah, a whole half second from being confronted and being stuck…

Exactly. I curious how the person who *may* get stuck is able to tell whether it’s a ‘confrontation’ or ‘sticking’.

Anyone who ‘confronts’ someone with a needle deserves to be locked away anyway.

Tooks 10:09 am 22 Sep 11

Violet68 said :

milkman said :

Violet68 said :

How do you “die of AIDS” after being “confronted” with a needle?

Because the fruit loop holding the needle decides to stick you with it.

Exactly. Thanks for the confirmation…….a world of difference between “confronting” and “sticking”

Yeah, a whole half second from being confronted and being stuck…

Ben_Dover 7:34 am 21 Sep 11

milkman said :

Translation: prisoners are allowed to handle methadone unsupervised, and/or methadone is not accounted for.

Translation: “Prison is full of stupid drug using oafs, do not accept orange juice off anyone.”

cleo 2:12 am 21 Sep 11

I heard a certain prisoner was standing over other crims on methadone, and taking not only his but theirs off them for himself.

wildturkeycanoe 8:04 pm 20 Sep 11

Going to jail is supposed to be about taking away your civil liberties, to teach you not to do it again. To keep on giving you the same “pleasures” you had on the outside defeats the purpose of incarceration. Cold turkey, that’s what they deserve after doing the crime.

Violet68 7:46 pm 20 Sep 11

milkman said :

Violet68 said :

How do you “die of AIDS” after being “confronted” with a needle?

Because the fruit loop holding the needle decides to stick you with it.

Exactly. Thanks for the confirmation…….a world of difference between “confronting” and “sticking”

milkman 12:04 am 20 Sep 11

Violet68 said :

How do you “die of AIDS” after being “confronted” with a needle?

Because the fruit loop holding the needle decides to stick you with it.

Violet68 11:00 pm 19 Sep 11

http://citynews.com.au/2011/news/nurses-reject-prison-needles/

“They’ve pointed to a case in NSW where a prison worker died of AIDS after being confronted with a needle”.
How do you “die of AIDS” after being “confronted” with a needle?
Explains my weight increase after being “confronted” with chocolate………

Mental Health Worker 6:24 pm 19 Sep 11
The Frots 12:42 pm 19 Sep 11

To assist in their ‘rehabilitation’, why don’t we use these good folk to build that damn Majura Road extension? It will save the 2 guys currently doing the GDE a lot of time – and money!

milkman 11:36 am 19 Sep 11

Translation: prisoners are allowed to handle methadone unsupervised, and/or methadone is not accounted for.

DUB 11:17 am 19 Sep 11

Damn, if I was granted immunity for violation of prisoners’ human rights, I’d make AMC the toughest prison.;-)

Bluey 11:16 am 19 Sep 11

Fair point. I look forward to results of 6 months, 3 million dollars and lots of buck passing to summarise in ‘it wont happen again’

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