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Mental Health, Mental Capacity: My human rights

This booklet is about mental health, mental capacity and human rights. If you have a mental health or mental capacity issue, this booklet aims to give you information about how human rights can help you to have more control over your own life and be treated with dignity and respect.

Unlocking your rights

This booklet focuses on your human rights when you are receiving health and care services, e.g. at your GP, in hospital, community care, care homes etc. Most of the information will also apply to other situations like education, housing or involvement with the police, but these areas are not the focus of this booklet.