Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Tag: mental health and human rights

Joint Statement on COVID-19 and Persons with Psychosocial Disabilities

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During this global pandemic, organizations have come together to issue a joint statement making recommendations to governments on how to respect and ensure the human rights of people with psychosocial disabilities, who are among the groups more vulnerable to human rights violations as well as infection with and severity of the illness.

2017: A Wake-up Call on Mental Health and Human Rights

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At Mental Health Europe, we see 2017 as having been a crossroads for mental health and human rights. Let’s ensure that this yields concrete change in 2018 with the support of like-minded communities ready to take the discussion to the next level and truly enact this as a civil rights movement.

72 Hour Hold for Inalienable Personhood

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Poof! Medical science and brain specialists have just alienated your rights. Far be it from me to question expert judgment, but have any of these people ever considered how dangerous it is to abrogate someone's personhood? It's time to recognize inalienable personhood. Social 'othering' is deadly.

“Woman Hospitalized Involuntarily Wants Legal Aid for Mental Health Hearing”

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A Canadian woman is attempting to assert her right to a lawyer in order to fight an involuntary psychiatric hospitalization. While homeless, the patient...