March 2015

Mentally Unwell Being Locked Up, Rather Than Being Cared For

HMIC have carried out a report, which has revealed that mentally ill children and adults are being sent into police custody and unfairly criminalised instead of healthcare centres. The HMIC report was focused around 3 main groups: minors, people who were mentally unwell and people from ethnic minorities. During the investigation the HMIC (accompanied with […]