Mental Health & Policing; Dr Samantha Weston
This episode explores the ways in which the police come into contact with people suffering from mental health conditions. Running throughout the conversation is the impact of austerity and cuts to services and how this affects people on a daily basis. We also talk about custody, the polices duty of care and what the future might look like. The episode is informed by the book Dr Samantha Weston wrote called Mental Health and Offending.
This episode is kindly supported by a-n, artists newsletter and the sound is composed by Zach Dawson. Presented by artist and activist Amelia Hawk.