Justice system 'failing people' with mental illness

There have been claims that the justice system is failing people with mental illness, after research found they are three times more likely to be victims of crime.

Research by London universities found people with mental illness often felt they weren't believed when they reported crimes to police. Some were even left feeling they were to blame.

Our Senior Correspondent Ronke Phillips reports.

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Mental health victims of crime

People with mental health problems are up to ten times more likely to become victims of crime than the general population, according to new research.