Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Indigenous people with mental health issues 'on a train' to jail: UNSW study

 
Hundreds of Indigenous Australians with mental health and cognitive disabilities are being warehoused in jails rather than being supported in the community, according to a new study by the University of New South Wales.

The research paints a grim picture of life for more than 670 Indigenous prisoners in the state, tracking their interactions with police and courts for up to 30 years. Please see more at:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-11-02/indigenous-people-mental-health-issues/6904838

Report "A predictable and preventable path". 

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