Why are some mentally ill patients treated like criminals? – The Guardian

Posted June 2nd, 2011 in crime, detention, mental health, news by sally

“When Linda Morgan’s son Joe Paraskeva was sectioned, he tried to escape from hospital and was given a prison sentence that could see him spend the rest of his life behind bars. His mother has launched a campaign, Justice for Joe, to highlight his case.”

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The Guardian, 1st June 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk