The National Justice Project, Redfern Legal Centre, Public Interest Advocacy Centre and the Aboriginal Legal Service are today hosting a forum on police responses to mental health call-outs.

As the name suggests, the Mental health callouts: who should respond? forum will look at alternatives to the law and order response.

First People’s Disability Network CEO Damian Griffis says police are not the most appropriate people to respond to mental health call outs.

Listen to the full interview with Worimi man Damian Griffis: