The Mental Health Act 1983: A Guide to Understanding the Legislation and Your Rights

Mental Health Act 1983

Introduction The Mental Health Act 1983 covers when and how people can be detained and treated against their will, also known as sectioning. Lawmakers have amended the act several times over the years, most recently in 2007. However, there are still many parts that are outdated and don’t adequately protect the rights and autonomy of … Read more