The intersection of the criminal justice system and a behavioral health crisis is a hard crossroads to navigate. Mental Health Criminal Defense: A Primer is here to teach you the basics so that you, or someone you love, can understand how to use mental health related circumstances to prevail in a criminal case.
This book will teach you the terms and proceedings most often seen in mental health related cases, things that you can do to aid your loved one going through the system, and point you in the direction of some basic resources to help you along the journey.
"Criminal Law: A Primer" is a companion to those going through criminal prosecutions. This book will explain each step of the criminal process, and help you to understand what is happening so you can feel confident throughout the journey.
Chapters walk you through your rights, how to navigate contact with police, what mitigation might help you, and what the trial and appeals process is like.