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Mental Health Courts

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Mental health courts (MHCs) are specialized programs designed to address the legal issues and treatment needs of individuals with mental health disabilities and substance use disorders. Their policies vary by state, but they frequently focus on handling individuals with “severe persistent mental illness” and/or “chronic homelessness.” In theory, these courts aim to divert individuals away […]

Camran Mohammed

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Camran Mohammed is a poor, Asian American gay man with psychiatric disabilities currently incarcerated at Theo Lacy in Orange County, California. The state is trying force him to use medication that Camran believes has detrimental impacts on his health. People with psychiatric disabilities deserve to have their personal autonomy respected. Please attend his court hearing […]