Psychosis and Police: a dangerous mix

  • August 26, 2020
  • Kimberly Srivastava
  • Comments Off on Psychosis and Police: a dangerous mix

There has been a lot in the news lately about who is best positioned to respond to those experiencing a mental health crisis. “Wellness checks” are best done by those who have proper training to provide assistance to those being checked in on. This article (link) offers a first person view of someone experiencing a mental health crisis which demonstrates the complexity of the situation.

If you’re in crisis, ask for help:

Suicide Prevention Services: https://www.crisisservicescanada.ca/en/

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH): https://www.camh.ca/en/your-care/access-camh

If you have a legal issue arising from a mental health condition, contact us (link).

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