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Rights and Privacy Issues
Seclusion and restraints have no therapeutic value, cause human suffering, and frequently result in severe emotional and physical harm, and even death. Therefore, as a matter of fundamental policy,…


Rights and Privacy Issues
Mental Health America is committed to the principles of human and civil rights inherent in the concept of equal justice under the law.


Rights and Privacy Issues
Mental Health America (MHA) believes that effective protection of human rights and the best hope for recovery from mental illness comes from access to voluntary mental health treatment and services…


Rights and Privacy Issues
Psychiatric advance directives permit people to determine what treatment they will receive if and when they lose the capacity to make treatment decisions. Mental Health America supports and promotes…


Rights and Privacy Issues
As elaborated in Position Statement 31, Mental Health America ("MHA") believes that people in recovery from mental illness or addiction need an array of integrated services that includes,…


Rights and Privacy Issues
Mental Health America (MHA) is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental health and substance use disorders and achieving victory over mental illnesses and substance abuse and…


Rights and Privacy Issues
Mental Health America (MHA) supports careful implementation and clarification of the standards of confidentiality incorporated in the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (…

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