The Mental Health Act and Human Rights: A Discussion Document

We have been contacted by John Crawshaw from the Ministry of Health, he is seeking feedback on the Mental Health Act and Human Rights.


You can find the discussion document and the Easy Read and normal submission form docs.


The purpose of the discussion document

is to enable you and your networks to contribute to a better understanding

of the impacts of the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment)

Act 1992 (“the Mental Health Act”) on those who experience it and to

offer us suggestions on what would improve their opportunities to have

a good life like others.

Please discuss with your networks and

provide your feedback to the Ministry of Health by Friday 24 February

2017. Address details are in the attached documents. If you have any

queries about the document, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.