Mental health law in the community: thinking about Africa
Bartlett, Peter and Jenkins, Rachel and Kiima, David (2011) Mental health law in the community: thinking about Africa. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 5 (21). ISSN 1752-4458
Official URL: http://www.ijmhs.com/content/5/1/21
The new United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities creates a new paradigm for mental health law, moving from a focus on institutional care to a focus on community-based services and treatment. This article considers implementation of this approach in Africa.
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