MH practitioners are being embedded within custody blocks. They cover 7 days per week from 07:00 to 19:00hrs. Working from therse locations they are able to screen detainees and ensure that correct support is provided e.g. signposting to other services, calling MHA assessments etc.
Improvement in the service provided to vulnerable persons and improved decision making by police officers. There is a raised awareness amongst officers of mental illness, its impact and the medical resources available.
« Project Map« Home« Project List