Sister Helen Prejean is known worldwide for her opposition to the death penalty. She’s worked to increase national dialogue on capital punishment and shape the Catholic Church’s vigorous opposition to execution.
Tag: Mental Health
West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre are pleased to announce that with support of the National Lottery and other partners, they’ve produced the Being Black, Covid-19 & Lockdown research study report.
Welcome to the UK’s first national pledge calling on senior leaders in NHS mental health trusts, public bodies and commissioning to declare their commitment to reduce inequalities in mental health care systems.
Trevor Smith was fatally shot by police officers on 15 March 2019. He had been experiencing mental ill health. An inquest concluded his death was a ‘lawful killing’. The family are now raising serious concerns about the findings.
A statement from the family said that while the verdict was appropriate, they had “serious concerns about the operation including police conduct and use of inappropriate language, decision-making, and leadership.”
A virtual statue has been unveiled outside Brixton police station on the anniversary of Sean Rigg’s death. The statue, of campaigner Marcia Rigg, Sean’s sister, is the first in a series of “augmented reality statue interventions.”
With the effects of COVID-19 many prisoners have been separated from their loved ones even more so than before. Having more than a year apart from seeing their families has caused a serious impact.
The family of a woman who was the seventh person in as many years to take her own life by the same means at units run by an NHS mental health trust said it “shouldn’t have happened”.