Civil Rights

A More Moral Policy

Victoria Police change policies on Mental Health Act arrests. When arrested under the Mental Health Act, people will now be advised of their rights and allowed to make telephone calls “if reasonable and safe to do so,” according to new Victoria Police Department policies. Police will also leave written reports at the psychiatric hospital. The

By |2014-10-04T22:06:32+00:00October 4th, 2014|0 Comments

From Compliance to Activism: A Mother’s Journey

Through years of turmoil and confusion, Cindi Fisher’s enduring love for her involuntarily committed son gradually changed her from compliant mom to mental health civil rights activist. That’s when authorities banned her from even contacting her son. But could she be a bellwether of a coming nation-wide wave of protestors? Click here to read the

By |2014-07-12T23:27:12+00:00March 5th, 2014|0 Comments
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