Mental health

This page lists Police Knowledge Fund products related to the police response to people who are experiencing mental ill health, have a learning disability, or are mentally or emotionally vulnerable requiring assistance.


Products are listed alphabetically by lead university.  Details of each collaboration can be found on the PKF contacts page.

 

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Cambridge

THESIS: ​Using police data to predict and prevent suicide on the railways

Keele

RESEARCH REPORT: "This isn't just a case of taking someone to the hospital": Police approaches and management of situations involving persons with mental ill health

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Keele

RESEARCH BRIEFING: Police approaches and management of situations involving persons with mental ill health

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Keele

WORKSHOP MATERIALS:  ​Police approaches and management of situations involving persons with mental ill health

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Nottingham

​JOURNAL ARTICLE: Effectiveness of current policing-related mental health interventions: A systematic review

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Nottingham

JOURNAL ARTICLE: ​Mental health and policing interventions: implementation and impact

Nottingham

JOURNAL ARTICLE:  ​Police interactions and interventions with suspects flagged as experiencing mental health problems

Nottingham

RESEARCH PROTOCOL:  Evaluation of mental health and policing interventions: Full method statement

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York

​RESEARCH PROTOCOL:  Mental health training programmes for non-mental health trained professionals coming into contact with people with mental ill health: protocol for a systematic review of effectiveness

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York

JOURNAL ARTICLE:  Mental health training programmes for non-mental health trained professionals coming into contact with people with mental ill health: a systematic review of effectiveness

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York

RESEARCH BRIEFING:  Mental health training programmes for non-mental health trained professionals coming into contact with people with mental ill health: a systematic review of effectiveness

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York

RESEARCH PROTOCOL:  ​Police-related mental health triage interventions: A rapid evidence synthesis


York

RESEARCH PROTOCOL:  ​What models or mechanisms for inter-agency collaboration between the police or law enforcement and other statutory agencies for people with mental problems have been evaluated and what evidence is available on their effectiveness?:  A systematic scoping review

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York

​RESEARCH REPORT:  What models or mechanisms for inter-agency collaboration between the police or law enforcement and other statutory agencies for people with mental problems have been evaluated and what evidence is available on their effectiveness?:  A systematic scoping review

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York

RESEARCH BRIEFING:  ​Austerity, decentralisation and local governance: Examining interagency working in policing and mental health

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York

RESEARCH REPORT:  Evaluation of the Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale Street Triage Service

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York

RESEARCH PROTOCOL:  ​Effectiveness of a training programme for police officers who come into contact with people with mental health problems: A pragmatic randomised controlled trial

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York

RESEARCH REPORT:  ​Effectiveness of a training programme for police officers who come into contact with people with mental health problems: A pragmatic randomised controlled trial

York

RESEARCH BRIEFING:  ​Mental health training for frontline police officers: A randomised controlled trial and qualitative study of the effectiveness of mental health training


York

RESEARCH BRIEFING:  ​Some initial thoughts on lessons learned and recommendations arising from systematic reviews and RCT workstream

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