A new centre focused on improving support for vulnerable female offenders and women at risk of entering the criminal justice system is to be opened in York after a £400,000 bid for government funding was accepted by the Ministry of Justice.
North Yorkshire’s Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner and independent watchdog Healthwatch North Yorkshire have come together to raise their concerns about the provision of mental health services. Proposals have been put forward by local health providers in Harrogate to close the second of North Yorkshire’s current four Places of Safety – these were discussed at […]
Commenting on today’s independent review of the 1983 Mental Health Act, North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan said: “I completely agree that the Mental Health Act is outdated and needs a complete overhaul. Too many people are being mistreated by the system at a time when they need the best possible support. […]
Julia comments on today’s report (27 November 2018) from HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services on Policing and Mental Health,
Revenge porn victims suffering in silence – survey shows law not fit for purpose and needs to change
New research shows that victims of image-based sexual abuse, commonly known as revenge porn, are suffering in silence, afraid and unwilling to report offences, because of a fear they will not be taken seriously and be named and shamed.
Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, has donated £1,932.80 to The Police Treatment Centres, which treat injured, ill and those Police Officers who may also be suffering psychological issues such as stress and anxiety.
Julia, along with North Yorkshire Police, is backing a new nationwide hate crime campaign launched by the government and aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of what constitutes a hate crime.
Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, today issued a rallying call to the nation to “stand up and be counted” as part of a powerful anti-hate campaign.
The investment in supporting those with mental health issues in North Yorkshire is being highlighted on World Mental Health Day – with a warning that there is much more to do, but a determination to ensure improvements continue.