Selected prisoners that are invited to become Listeners. They are then trained by the Samaritans so that they can assist fellow inmates who are finding prison hard to come to terms with, especially those contemplating suicide.
*from "A prison Diary by FF 8282" Copyright C Jeffrey Archer 2002
A tea-boy or Listener* called James is waiting outside my cell to greet me. He has a kind face, and reminds me of a prefect welcoming a new boy on his first day of school, the only difference being that he's twenty years younger than I am.