The Need To End Coercive Psychiatric Practices and Abuse

Global agencies report that human rights abuses are so pervasive in the field of mental health around the world that mental health laws must change to end coercive psychiatric practices and abuse, instill human rights in their place and reverse the systemic failures in the system.

To find out more, read CCHR’s MEMORANDUM on the Need for Human Rights in Mental Health Laws & to End Coercive Psychiatric Practices

To raise awareness, CCHR International has also launched its Resolution against Coercive Psychiatric Practices that anyone can download, sign and send to their legislative representative asking them to support human rights-based approaches in the field of mental health.

Read more about coercive psychiatric practices from the World Health Organization and United Nations: