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Ethnic Minorities and the National Criminal DNA Database  - The African Caribbean Experience Ethnic Minorities and the National Criminal DNA Database - The African Caribbean Experience

Date added: 03/28/2011
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briefings4

Date July 2009

Number of pages - eight

Subject matter - Widely recognised as one of the most pressing issues impacting on Black Briton to date, this short briefing gives an outline of the impact and implications of the National Criminal DNA database on the UK's African Caribbean communities. This short and easy to read briefing also details a BMH UK fact file with all the latest data on this issue

Ethnic Minorities, Mental Health and Deaths in Psyciatric Care - The African Caribbean Experience Ethnic Minorities, Mental Health and Deaths in Psyciatric Care - The African Caribbean Experience

Date added: 03/28/2011
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briefings3Date March 2008

Number of pages - nine

Subject matter - This paper gives and overview of the inpatient experience and details the the data published that year on the fatalities of those detained under the Mental Health Act and all other custodial settings from 2004 -2007.

The over representation of people from the UK's African Caribbean communities is of increasing concern from many quarters. This paper gives an over view of both the experience and fatalities that have occured of those detained in psyciatric hospitals and includes a BMH UK fact file on the latest data on this issue.

Ethnic Minorities, Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System - The African Caribbean Experience Ethnic Minorities, Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System - The African Caribbean Experience

Date added: 03/28/2011
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briefings2

Date January 2008

Number of pages - 21

Subject matter - This paper examines the the relationship between Mental Health Services and the Criminal Justice System and the Police and how this impacts on detention rates and the transcarceration of black Britons.

There is extensive evidence to show that people from black communities in particular are disproportionately represented in both prisons and secure psychiatric settings. This paper looks at some of the challenges that this raises with the growth of the trancerceration of black people detained in the system and makes suggestions as to how these challenges can begin to be addressed.

Mental Health Services and Ethnicity - The African Caribbean Experience Mental Health Services and Ethnicity - The African Caribbean Experience

Date added: 03/28/2011
Filesize: 141.37 kB
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briefings1

Date March 2008

Number of pages - eight

 

Subject matter - This briefing provides a succint overview of the key factors sorrounding the issue of African Caribbeans living in the UK that are detained in mental health care system.

 

This short briefing details key facts on the African Caribbean experience of Mental Health services in an easy to read format. This five page paper includes a BMH UK factfile, which gives a overview of current trends and a breakdown of the latest stats and fact on an issue that is of perrinal concern.

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