Vulnerable People in the Justice System (Support)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament at on 6 December 2023.

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Photo of Clare Adamson Clare Adamson Scottish National Party

The distress brief intervention initiative, which was successfully piloted in Lanarkshire, provides quick and compassionate support to people who are experiencing distress. How will the Scottish Government ensure that DBI services are integrated into communities and that Police Scotland and other public bodies are trained to direct people to distress brief intervention where it might be appropriate?