Compulsory detention still more likely for BME service users
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Compulsory detention still more likely for BME service users

A national strategy to deliver race equality in mental health services – launched in 2005 – seems to have failed. So what should be done?

Latest data from the University of Sheffield suggest that black service users are almost three times more likely to be detained under mental health legislation than white patients.

Mental Health Practice. 21, 1,8-9. doi: 10.7748/mhp.21.1.8.s8

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