Research at a Glance: Overrepresentation of Persons with Mental Health and Cognitive Functioning Issues in the Criminal Justice System (CJS)

Research at a Glance: Overrepresentation of Persons with Mental Health and Cognitive Functioning Issues in the Criminal Justice System (CJS) Young people are highly aware of the relationship between mental health, addiction, and crime. Youth agree that the Criminal Justice System (CJS) must take a more active role to address mental health issues through programming and services both within and connected to the CJS. 2018-11-21 Department of Justice Canada open_Government@justice.gc.ca LawPersonsSociety and CultureJustice systemResearchConsultationsLegal issuesMental healthYouth engagement Overrepresentation of Personw with Mental Health and Cognitive Functioning Issues in the Canadian Justice System (CJS)HTML https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/rp-pr/jr/rg-rco/2018/june04.html Overrepresentation of Persons with Mental Health and Cognitive Functioning Issues in the Canadian Justice System (CJS)PDF https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/rp-pr/jr/rg-rco/2018/june04.pdf Overrepresentation of Persons with Mental Health and Cognitive Functioning Issues in the Canadian Justice System (CJS)HTML https://www.justice.gc.ca/fra/pr-rp/jr/rco-rg/2018/june04.html Overrepresentation of Persons with Mental Health and Cognitive Functioning Issues in the Canadian Justice System (CJS)PDF https://www.justice.gc.ca/fra/pr-rp/jr/rco-rg/2018/june04.pdf

Young people are highly aware of the relationship between mental health, addiction, and crime. Youth agree that the Criminal Justice System (CJS) must take a more active role to address mental health issues through programming and services both within and connected to the CJS.

  • Publisher - Current Organization Name: Department of Justice Canada
  • Publisher - Organization Name at Publication: Department of Justice
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