Thursday 1st September 1.30-4.30pm

The British Institute of Human Rights invites you to attend a learning event on September 1st about human rights and mental health. The event is part of a project run by BIHR and partners which looks at how human rights can help ensure people using mental health/mental capacity services are treated with dignity and respect. The project is called ‘Care and Support: A Human Rights Approach to Advocacy’ (funded by the Department of Health).


This learning event will look at:

  • An introduction to human rights: values and context
  • An introduction to the Human Rights Act
  • Mental health and human rights: examples of good practice
  • Using human rights in practice

Please note that this is event is now fully subscribed. To be added to the waiting list, please email Jasmine

We hope to be able to offer you a place nearer the time.

Alternatively, please book onto one of our other events taking place across England here:

"An excellent training day. I have attended many similar but this was by far the best I have experienced. Thank you" 

- Patricia, health and social care worker 

"I will be able to use this in more ways than I could imagine. My eyes have truly been opened" 

- Independent Living Organisation employee

"The presenter was excellent, skilled, knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The time flew by and I was disappointed when the time came to go home! Thank you" 

- Julie, health and social care worker


The event is free to attend but places are limited and only open to those working on mental health or mental capacity for a third sector organisation.

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Booking for this event has now closed.