At the Justin Trudeau Rally Sept 10th in Vancouver I asked Harjit Sajjan Liberal Candidate For Vancouver South
an Ex Vancouver Police Detective-Constable with the Gang Crime Unit specializing in organized crime who was with the VPD for 11 years my question about screening federal prisoners for ADHD I’ve asked other federal politicians.
We ADHD adults are only 5% of the population but we’re 4 to 9 times more likely to end up in jail than non ADDers. 21% To 45% 0f Prisoners Have ADHD 15 Peer Reviewed Studies Show. Federal, provincial and municipal jails should screen prisoners for ADHD. See If He Outgrew It, What Is He Doing in My Prison?
Also 20-30%+ addicts & alcoholics have ADHD studies show, ignoring and stigmatizing ADHD makes many of us self medicate with drugs.