There has been a steady increase in the number of individuals with psychiatric disabilities. In 2019, the number of calls related to mental health was double the number in 2011. In addition, 75% of police officers have been in situations that got out of hand that involved mental health episodes. Over half of those officers resort to violence during altercations. More of this story here.
Western Australia: “The system is the real “terror” in youth justice”
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“How can the West Australian Premier Mark McGowan get away with describing a group of kids with disabilities as “terrorists”? Especially when we know that