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Raising magistrates’ awareness of dual diagnosis and community sentencing options

21 April 2020

Mental Health Practice

evidence and practice

Many people who serve custodial sentences in the UK have a dual diagnosis – that is, mental health issues combined with problematic alcohol or substance use. As an...

Raising magistrates’ awareness of vulnerable adults: a pilot

09 December 2016

Mental Health Practice

Evidence & practice

More than 90% of prisoners have one or more mental health disorders, and it has been found that most prison systems are ill-equipped to provide appropriate mental...

Improving magistrates’ awareness of vulnerable women in the criminal justice system: a pilot

02 May 2019

Mental Health Practice

evidence and practice

Women make up a small proportion of offenders dealt with in the UK criminal justice system (CJS) as most criminal offences are committed by men. The issues faced by...