Mental Health and Human Rights for the Third Sector: Blackburn The British Institute of Human Rights invites you to attend a learning event on May 24th 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 "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. Become a Friend of BIHR Become a Friend of BIHR by donating from £5 a month, or £2 if you are on low income. You can become a Legal Friend of BIHR, if you are an individual lawyer or working in law, by donating £10 a month. You can also chose your own donation amount, or to donate annually. Find out more Booking for this event has now closed.