Blog by Niti Manthan
Facilitating young minds towards holistic development.
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.
Currently, we all are facing a global pandemic. Coronavirus or Covid-19 has taken many lives all over the world. It is not only affecting income, economies, but also the mental health of people is at risk. A person should never take his mental health for granted.