A fundraising campaign for an independent review to help release a north-east man who has been detained in Carstairs has raised half of its total target.
People with autism and other learning disabilities are often left traumatised by their experiences in psychiatric units, a report has found.
Scotland's mental health minister is facing calls to urgently review the detention of adults with autism and other learning difficulties at Carstairs.
A north-east man who has been trapped in Carstairs for most of his adult life is just one of many victims of a "national tragedy", it has been claimed.
A MSP campaigning for a Kemnay man stuck in Carstairs has said taxpayers would be “astonished” to learn that keeping a patient at the State Hospital costs £5,837 per week.
The Scottish Government has been urged to “get a move on” with the inquiry into the case of an Aberdeenshire man with learning difficulties who has spent his adult life in a maximum security hospital.
The Scottish Government has confirmed it is launching an inquiry into why an Aberdeenshire man with ADHD was sent to Scotland’s state psychiatric hospital.
North-east mum launches crowdfunder to help free son ‘languishing’ in Scotland’s psychiatric hospital
A north-east mum has launched a crowdfunder to battle for her son to be released from Scotland's state psychiatric hospital.
More than half of under-18s sectioned under mental legislation in Scotland have some form of autism, a North East MSP campaigning for a constituent trapped in Carstairs has discovered.
A north-east mum faces a costly legal battle to ensure her son does not spend the remainder of his life in Scotland’s state psychiatric hospital.