National Mental Health Work Plan (2015-2020)
Posts tagged as “mental health law”
The government is accepting comments on this draft until November 14, 2013-- information on the commenting process can be found HERE
Could 1 in 725 of all people in China's Hebei province be living in a cage? No metaphor. An actual cage. A survey by the provinces leading authorities indicate that this might be the case, but how does this happen and can the new Mental Health Law help?
Zeng Jun, a 35 year old schizophrenic has been kept naked in a cage for years. His family would seek care, but can't afford it, and news of new laws making it more affordable hasn't reach them.
Still Crazy After All These Years:: Over a Quarter-Century after China Began Drafting its Mental Health Law, a system for regulating compulsory treatment and involuntary commitment is promulgated. This original essay with downloadable charts explains and compares China's new rules for commitment of the mentally ill.
中华人民共和国精神卫生法 目 录 第一章 总 则 第二章 心理健康促进和精神障碍预防 第三章 精神障碍的诊断和治疗 第四章 精神障碍的康复 第五章 保障措施 第六章 法律责任 第七章 附 则 第一章 总 则 第一条 为了发展精神卫生事业，规范精神卫生服务，维护精神障碍[……] Read more