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Mental Health Act reforms aim to tackle high rate of black people sectioned

Changes will ensure neither autism nor learning disabilities are grounds for detention under the actReforms to the Mental Health Act will help tackle

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Changes will ensure neither autism nor learning disabilities are grounds for detention under the act

Reforms to the Mental Health Act will help tackle the disproportionate number of black people sectioned, the government has announced.

Black people are more than four times more likely to be detained under the act and more than 10 times more likely to be subject to a community treatment order.

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