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02 2020

  • Debate on decriminalisation of recreational cannabis must include potential for public harm

    Rethink Mental Illness is calling on policy makers to ensure the debate around the legalisation of cannabis for recreational purposes reflects the likely impact on the most vulnerable in society and those at greater risk of, or living with, severe mental illness.

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  • Mental health rehabilitation must be transformed so most vulnerable are no longer invisible in the system

    Rethink Mental Illness and RCPsych's 'In Sight and In Mind' report reveals patients with the most severe and enduring mental health problems are effectively “invisible” in the health care system, due to a lack of national standards in mental health rehabilitation treatment and no agreed definition of what represents appropriate out-of-area treatment.

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