CRPD

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

The Mental Health Worldwide group supports the CRPD and encourages ratification of the CRPD by all countries and the implementation of the CRPD. 

The CRPD states that persons with disabilities, including mental health conditions, participate equally and fully in all aspects of their lives, including treatment. CRPD implementation also means that persons with mental health conditions participate in the development mental health laws, policies and programs. “nothing about us, without us”

For further information see:

http://www.un.org/disabilities/convention/conventionfull.shtml