An understanding of mental health care- from a legal, human and ethical point of view is extremely needed especially in today’s times. This article tries to give a comprehensive understanding of mental health care and the factors affecting the same. It also tries to list down the laws governing mental health care in India as well as certain provisions of international instruments governing the same. This article also tries to explain a few rights of people with mental illness. A few important provisions of the Mental HealthCare Act, 2017 are also explained with substantive case laws.
Posted on July 28, 2020, 9:18 p.m.Read More →