Life On The Psych Ward (Forensic Psychiatry Patients Documentary) | Real Stories
The wards of forensic psychiatry are among the most dangerous places to work – this is the first time cameras have been allowed inside this hidden world. This program is a moving account of people coming to terms with the trauma they have caused and hoping for another chance.

The wards are home to more than 100 patients, many of whom have committed serious acts of violence and are considered too mentally disordered to be in prison.

Patients are eventually released, but how do you decide to discharge someone who’s committed terrible acts of violence in the past? This program follows patients as they face the prospect of discharge after decades under lock and key.