Should people in mental health crisis be routinely handcuffed by police?
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Should People in Mental Health Crisis Be Handcuffed?

Mental illness is a health issue, not a criminal one, but the police role in mental health crises can end up blurring that line. In some places, people struggling with their mental health are routinely handcuffed to be taken to hospital by police. How is that appropriate? It seems like a practice that accomplishes little… Continue reading Should People in Mental Health Crisis Be Handcuffed?