The Crown Prosecution Service’s mentally disordered offenders guidance provides information on CPS policy in dealing with cases in which the defendant has a mental disorder.
The Dangerous People with Severe Personality Disorder (DSPD) Programme brings together the Ministry of Justice, the Department of Health, the Prison Service and the National Health Service to deliver new mental health services for people who are or have previously been considered dangerous as a result of severe personality disorder(s).
The Mental Health Foundation's website provides information about mental health issues and also acts as a gateway to some of the other mental health resources, both UK and international.
The Mental Health Primary Care in Prison website offers a superb practitioner’s guide to mental ill health in adults and adolescents in prison and young offender institutions.
The Mentally Disordered Offenders bulletin published by UK National Statistics is an annual publication that summarises information about people subject to a restriction order (restricted patients) admitted to, detained in, or discharged from psychiatric hospitals (high secure and other hospitals in England and Wales which admit mentally disordered offenders).
Mind is a leading mental health charity in England and Wales. They advance the views of people with mental health problems, challenge discrimination, promote inclusion, and influence policy.
The Ministry of Justice's mentally disordered offenders page focuses on protecting the public from the reoffending by mentally disordered offenders. They do this by carefully monitoring restricted patients detained in hospital or discharged into the community.
Revolving Doors is a leading charity concerned with mental health and criminal justice. They operate schemes in police stations, prisons and courts to support people who have 'fallen through the net' of mainstream services.
Rethink is a prominent UK mental illness charity (previously named The National Schizophrenia Fellowship) dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by severe mental illness.
The Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health (SCMH) is a charity working to improve the quality of life for people with severe mental health problems.Part of its programme focuses on mental health and criminal justice inside and out of prison.