Mental healthcare reform must reduce racial disparity
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Mental healthcare reform must reduce racial disparity

Helena Ann Mitchel Mental health researcher, member, RCN mental health forum, College’s black, Asian and minority ethnic subgroup
Stephen Jones RCN professional lead, Mental health

Many black people find their first crisis interaction with the mental health sector involves the police

The need for change to the mental healthcare and treatment of black people in the UK is widely acknowledged and long overdue – discriminatory and inequality practices still persist.

Nursing Management. 28, 6, 15-16. doi: 10.7748/nm.28.6.15.s5

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