75 Years: Laws that Shaped India | The Mental Healthcare Act, 2017 | 11 May, 2022

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The Mental Healthcare Act is a landmark law passed by the Parliament in 2017. This law provided every Indian citizen the “right to access mental healthcare.” Additionally, it recognises new patient’s rights and emphasises medical attention for those attempting to take their lives. This historical law for the first decriminalised suicide.

1- Sujeet Kumar, MP, RS & Sr. Advocate
2- Dr. Rushi, HOD, Clinical Psychology, RML Hospital

Producer: Bhawna Nayar

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