The tragic Taser related death of yet another vulnerable man, that IPCC reports show that police also restrained after they shot him with their stunn guns, has reinforced the consensus among Britons black communities that policing has no place when dealing with those in need of mental health care, in... Read more..
An amendment in support of human rights campaigns group Back Mental Health UK's (BMH UK) demand for an outright ban on the unethical use of Taser firearms against patients detained on locked psychiatric wards, will be among the issues debated in Day 3 of committee stage of the Policing and Crime Bill... Read more..
Inner Temple Library has included BMH UK's coverage of the high profile David Bennett Inquiry report, which put a national spotlight on the institutional racism suffered by black people that come in contact with statutory mental health services in their Black British History and the Law project for... Read more..
A BBC Radio 4 programme exploring the political beliefs and underlying philosophy of PM Theresa May, features those who have worked closely with her whether in her own party, across the despatch box in the House of Commons, in government or in international negotiations, as well as to friends and family.... Read more..
By Zephaniah Samuels16-2-09 A new report by the Prison Reform Trust has revealed that thousands of people in need of mental health care are regularly dumped into the prison system with catastrophic results.