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Modernising offender healthcare

The 10th anniversary of the Bradley Report finds we are slowly starting to make progress on the justice and health agenda.

Alcohol/Drugs/Gambling

Dying on the streets

St Mungo’s reveals a dramatic increase in the proportion of people sleeping rough who have died with mental health support needs from 2010 to 2017

Alcohol/Drugs/Gambling

The rise of therapy chatbots

The developers of these mental health chatbots do not suggest they are a replacement for person-to-person therapy although there do seem to be some real benefits.

Alcohol/Drugs/Gambling

Cannabis potency and mental health

Street lottery Last week (18 October 2017) VolteFace published an important new report on the issue of cannabis and mental health. Entitled Street Lottery, the report provides

Criminal Justice

Race, Mental Health & Criminal Justice

Briefing calls for better data to build more culturally effective services for BAME people with mental health problems in contact with the justice system.

Criminal Justice

Mental health and criminal justice

Important new report from the Centre for Mental Health found primary mental health care remains the weakest element of mental health support within
prisons.

Alcohol/Drugs/Gambling

Can LSD help with mental health issues?

We have already seen some people use “designer drugs” such as to aid mental performance, now we may see a wave of medical research activity examining how LSD and other substances can help tackle some of the most common mental health problems including drug addiction itself.

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