This provides and overview on and recommendations for improving training for law enforcement in addressing mental health crisis calls.
People with mental illness deserve help, not handcuffs. Yet people with mental illness are overrepresented in our nation’s jails and prisons. We need to reduce criminal justice system involvement and increase investments in mental health care.
A project about mental health awareness and stigma from a multi-cultural and multi-generational lens made by the community for the community.
Through extensive research, documentation, and oral histories-Vanessa Jackson unpacks scientific racism, segregated hospitals, and the erasure of Black experiences in psych survivor movement (consumer, ex-patient, peers).
Issues of Race and Ethnicity is qualitative research study focused on how BIPOC mental health consumers navigate and experience racism within both the mental health system and the psychiatric survivors movement.