By Ruth Dayspring With children from the UK's African Caribbean communities accounting for 40% of those locked up in youth jails although they come from a community that make up just 3% of the national population, the shelving of plans to build the largest children's prison in Western Europe known... Read more..
By staff writer The inquest into the death of father-of-three Kingsley Burrell Brown began this week with jurors hearing how the 29-year-old, who had no history of mental illness, was detained under the Mental Health Act after he called the police for help, and how officers reportedly 'injected... Read more..
The Home Affairs Committee report on policing and mental health has said that the Mental Health Act 1983 should be amended so that police cells are no longer stated as a place of safety for those detained under section 136, in line with BMH UK demands set out in their submission to this... Read more..
By Zephaniah Samuels New data published in the latest edition or British Journal of Psychiatry confirms findings made a three year research study published by Victim Support, which shows those living with a diagnosis of severe mental illness are more likely to be the victim than perpetrators of... Read more..
By Matilda MacAttram Wednesday 2 April 2008 The only permanent exhibition to shed light on the city of London’s involvement in the transatlantic slave trade is on permanent view at the Museum in Docklands.