Stigma of mental illness can lead to violence with police: report –

Despite progress in de-escalation training, many police officers continue to carry stigma and stereotypes about people with mental illness, which could lead to violent altercations, according to a report released Wednesday by the Mental Health Commission of Canada. –

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