Toward Services that are Better Adjusted to Detainees with Mental Disorders

  • May 11, 2011

The report highlights the fact that mental health services in Québec were structured without due consideration for the detention community's specific features, and identifies major deficiencies in terms of access to and continuity of the health services and social services available to detainees with mental health disorders.

It examines the entire process, from the police intervention through incarceration to release, and presents observations together with proposed solutions at each step.