O.P.G. is the term used to indicate the judicial psychiatric hospitals : in Italy there are six and sometimes, with different purposes, it was discussed .
In Naples , until 2008 or so, the benchmark was the prison of St. Eframo , in Imbriani , in the heart of the old city . Set in a green area , led by a medical director , the building of the convent type lends itself to both hospital confinement structure , but always very vital from the point of view of educational projects, in the belief of the " strong bond between freedom and expression , including expression and care , including care and return to the territory vital (S. Piro ) . " When St. Eframo was declared unfit for use , the inmates were transferred to the external wing of the prison Secondigliano - Scampia , behind former Green Area , coinciding with the enactment of the DPCM April 1, 2008 which decreed the transfer to the National Health System of Health Penitentiary . The measure envisages , in addition to the new figure of a prison director and the involvement of local services , a gradual divestment of OPG which in fact will have completion in April 2014.