WHO Resource book on mental health, human rights and legislation


The World Health Organization (WHO) Resource Book aims to assist countries in drafting, adopting and implementing policies, plans and programs aimed at creating better services for people living with a mental disorder.

The paper features many examples of different experiences and practices, as well as extracts of laws and other law-related documents from different countries in order to illustrate what different countries are doing in the area of mental health, human rights and legislation.

For more information and resources visit the WHO website.

Download the Resource Book in PFD format from the right-hand panel.