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Choose respect
13th September 2005
Mental health services, and communities as a whole, need to change rapidly if service users are to get the help they need and deserve, says Steve Clarke


Police custody “no place for ill”
20th January 2005 Half the people dying in police custody are mentally ill, says the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC)


Mental Health and Policing
from the IPCC
Mental Health is a factor in many of the most serious cases of police misconduct investigated by the IPCC. Over 50% of deaths in police custody are of people with some form of mental health problem


Tolerance for mentally ill is not enough
1st December 2000
Discrimination against people with mental health needs is a human rights issue and not just a case for awareness raising, writes Lynne Friedli


Filed under: Mental Health

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