Visions - Criminal Justice

PDF | Vol. 2, No. 8 (2005)

This edition explores the intricate relationship between criminal justice and mental illness and addictions. Issues surrounding available treatment for disorders in prisons, stereotypes in the media, criminalization of individuals, surviving after prison release, mental health court, integration with the community, street crime, advocacy in the court systems, forensic psychiatric settings, and more. First-hand experiences and perspectives of the criminal justice system in BC are also shared.