Reports and resources
Papers, reports and articles from Mind's campaigns and policy work.
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Mental health legislation :
A convenient truthHomicide by mental health patients has become a rare event in England and Wales, say Olav Nielssen and Matthew Large.
Mental health defenders - because nobody wins when mental health losesPeople with mental health problems have told us they feel under attack from the changes in public policy and services. This booklet summarises the effects of health and social care, welfare reform, legal aid, employment and equality laws.
Safe, sound and surgicalThe white paper, Reforming the Mental Health Act (2001), is a key part of the Government's reform of mental health law, which claims to be creating a modern service that is 'safe, sound and supportive'.
Unworkable and regressiveThe draft Mental Health Bill represents the next stage in a process of consultation which has included the Richardson Committee Report, the Government Green Paper, the Health Committee Report and finally the White Paper.