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Mental health legislation in Canada, 1959.

Canada. Dept. of National Health and Welfare.

Mental health legislation in Canada, 1959.

by Canada. Dept. of National Health and Welfare.

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Published by Research and Statistics Division, Dept. of National Health and Welfare in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Mental health laws -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesIts Health care series,, memorandum no. 15
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p.
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5812487M
      LC Control Number60051817
      OCLC/WorldCa11088369

      Because mental health conditions are so highly stigmatized and misunderstood, workers with psychiatric disabilities are more likely than others to experience workplace harassment. Send the message across the workplace that workers with psychiatric disabilities have the same right to a respectful and effective workplace as any other worker with. The Mental Health Commission of Canada (“The Commission”) was created in response to a report called “Out of the Shadows,” which called for greater government intervention in rising mental health concerns. The Commission is an arms-length independent agency acting under the federal government whose mandate was to draft the first.

      The Mental Health Act () is the main piece of legislation that covers the assessment, treatment and rights of people with a mental health disorder. People detained under the Mental Health Act need urgent treatment for a mental health disorder and are at risk of harm to themselves or others.   Congress passed the Mental Health Study Act of   It established the Joint Commission on Mental Illness and Health to evaluate the nation's mental health situation - The commission published its findings in Action for Mental Health.

      MENTAL HEALTH CARE AND TREATMENT ACT. Amended: c19; c47 s12; cC s50 (not in force - included here); c33 s3; c13 s7; c16 s25; c3. CHAPTER M AN ACT RESPECTING MENTAL HEALTH CARE AND TREATMENT (Assented to Decem ) Analysis. The New Mental Health Act: An Easy Read Guide The New Mental Health Act 01 What is ‘The Mental Health Act’ all about? 1 02 Advance statements 5 People 03 Named person 17 04 Independent advocacy 25 05 The rights of carers 31 06 Mental health officer (MHO) 39 Organisations 07 The Mental Welfare Commission 47 08 The Mental Health Tribunal 55 09 Health .


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