Mental Health & Human Rights: Challenges for Law and Practice

On October 25th the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights here in UCC will hold a seminar on “Mental Health & Human Rights: Challenges for Law and Practice”.

The seminar will start at 6pm with a welcome address from Professor Caroline Fennell to be followed by papers from Dr. Darius Whelan, UCC (“European Human Rights Standards in the Mental Health Act 2001 and the Criminal Law (Insanity) Act 2006”), Dr. Mary Donnelly, UCC (“Treatment for Mental Disorders and Protection of Patients’ Rights’”) and Aine Hynes, Roger Greene & Sons, Solicitors, Dublin (“The Mental Health Act 2001 in Practice: a Legal Representative’s Viewpoint”).

The session will be chaired by Dr. Edmond O’Dea of the Mental Health Commission and opened by Dr. Jimmy Devins, T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for Disability and Mental Health.

Full details of the location and registration, including booking form, are available here.

Book early to avoid disappointment!