Commander Christine Jones QPM, National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC), Lead for Mental Health and Metropolitan Police Service , Lead for Protecting Vulnerable People (PVP) discussing The Challenge in Every Area – The Imperative for Change at Minority Mental Health 2016.

Black African Caribbean Men are up to 6.6 times as likely to be admitted as inpatients or detained under the Mental Health Act as the average population. It is one of the deepest and most discriminatory social failures of our education, social, health and criminal justice services. The Minority Mental Health 2016 Conference was convened to tackle this critical issue.